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Contacts are being made at various levels with India, Pakistan: UN SG spokesperson

The spokesperson was responding to a question as to why Secretary General Antonio Guterres is reluctant to take on the issue of India and Pakistan.

The UN and its leadership is in contact with India and Pakistan at “various levels”, with Secretary General Antonio Guterres reiterating his appeal to all parties involved to exercise maximum restraint amidst tensions over Kashmir, the UN chief’s spokesperson has said.

The spokesperson was responding to a question as to why Secretary General Antonio Guterres is reluctant to take on the issue of India and Pakistan.

“Look, there is no reluctance on the part of the Secretary General. We are very well aware and following the situation with a lot of concern. Contacts are being had at various levels, and we urge all of the parties involved to exercise maximum restraint,” Spokesman for the Secretary-General, Stephane Dujarric said at the daily press briefing here on Wednesday.

Read more: Contacts are being made at various levels with India, Pakistan: UN SG spokesperson – The Hindu

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