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RISING TENSIONS BETWEEN INDIA AND PAKISTAN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2119: tabled on 27 February 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 15 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House expresses its deep concern regarding the rising tensions between India and Pakistan over Kashmir; is extremely alarmed by the use of military action by India across Pakistani airspace and the subsequent air strikes from Pakistan; recognises that further violence and force could cause growing instability across both countries and the region, as well as an increase in violence within Kashmir; calls on the Governments of India and Pakistan to defuse the rising escalation and cease violence to avoid further conflict; and further calls on both Governments to recognise that the kingdom of Kashmir belongs to the people of Kashmir and only they can determine their future.