European parliamentarians back India on Kashmir, slam Pakistan for harbouring terrorists

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More recently, the country's foreign minister visited Pakistan along with his Emirati counterpart to discuss the Kashmir situation.

In the debate on the situation in Kashmir on Tuesday, Czarnecki, the member of EU Parliament and European Conservatives and Reformists Group in Poland called India the "greatest democracy of the world".

New Delhi's has rejected any third party rejection and reminded that under Lahore declaration and Shimla Agreement both India and Pakistan will resolve all issues bilaterally. These terrorists didn't land from the Moon.

Kashmir, split between the two countries since 1947, has been the spark for two major wars and countless clashes between them.

"India has been occupied by extremists and the racist class of Hindus who are ... spreading hatred against the Muslims and Pakistan", said Khan.

"Pakistan is somewhere where terrorists have been able to plan bloody terrorist attacks in Europe", said Martusciello while accusing Islamabad of human rights violations.

Former envoy Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty, a visiting fellow with Observer Research Foundation, said the remarks were an indication that the agenda for any possible engagement with Pakistan will be markedly different.

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned citizens against joining the fight in Kashmir, saying the Indian authorities were waiting for "any excuse" to crack down on the residents in the Himalayan territory.

She said freedom of movement and means of communication should be fully restored as well as access to all essential services.

Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi cited the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status as the main reason for the decision. Reacting to India's move on Kashmir, Pakistan downgraded diplomatic ties with New Delhi and expelled the Indian High Commissioner. On Kashmir, she said, "We see Kashmir as a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan".

India has categorically told the global community that the scrapping of Article 370 was an internal matter and also advised Pakistan to accept the reality.

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