EU working to defuse India-Pakistan tensions: Envoy

Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) European Union Ambassador Jean Francois Cautain has said that the 28-nation bloc is working to defuse ongoing tensions between India and Pakistan.

“The EU is raising the issue of Kashmir with different stakeholders,” Ambassador Francois was quoted by Associated Press of Pakistan as saying. He said EU’s diplomatic efforts were an ongoing process and were not always visible to the people, the Express News reported.

He said the EU was taking the issue of alleged human rights violation with both India and Pakistan. He stressed that both sides had to sit at the negotiating table to resolve the issue.

–IANS

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