Statement on The Situation in Jammu and Kashmir

PEJABAT PERDANA MENTERI

KENYATAAN MEDIA

STATEMENT ON THE SITUATION IN JAMMU AND KASHMIR

YAB Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad received a phone call from His Excellency Mr. Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan on Monday, 5th August 2019, during which Prime Minister Imran Khan briefed Dr Mahathir on the latest situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Prime Minister Imran Khan, among others, referred to the need to respect the relevant United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions related to Jammu and Kashmir.

Malaysia would like to encourage all stakeholders to abide by the relevant UNSC resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir towards the maintenance of international peace and security.

Malaysia is concerned over the recent developments in Jammu and Kashmir, in particular, the repeated escalation of tension in the region.

As a close partner to both India and Pakistan, Malaysia places high hopes that the two neighbours will exercise utmost restraint to prevent further escalation that could be detrimental to the peace, stability and prosperity in the region.

Malaysia always believes that dialogues and consultations are the best routes to a peaceful and amicable solution over this long-standing issue.

PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
PUTRAJAYA
8th August 2019

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