UN chief Antonio Guterres urges restraint by India, Pakistan over Kashmir
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged India and Pakistan to exercise restraint
Reuters New Delhi Last Updated: August 6, 2019 | 08:41 IST
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged India and Pakistan to exercise restraint, his spokesman said on Monday, after India revoked the special status of Kashmir, the Himalayan region that has long been a flashpoint in ties with neighboring Pakistan.
"We urge all parties to exercise restraint," U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters, adding that U.N. peacekeepers observing a ceasefire between India and Pakistan in the state of Jammu and Kashmir "has observed and reported an increase in military activity along the line of control."