Bangladesh PM Ignores Imran’s attempt to raise Kashmir issue in bilateral conversation
On Thursday India stated that New Delhi appreciates Bangladesh’s consistent stand that Jammu and Kashmir and all its developments are India’s internal matters. The external affairs ministry’s statement came after Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s raised Kashmir issue with his Bangladeshi counterpart in a telephonic conversation on Wednesday.
“Our relations with Bangladesh are time tested and historic…We appreciate their consistent stand that Jammu and Kashmir and all its developments are India’s internal matters. It’s a stand they have always taken,” MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
According to a news report of Pakistan, Imran Khan called Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday and discussed the coronavirus situation in the two countries. He also invited her to visit Islamabad and raised the Kashmir issue with the counterpart.
As per the report “the PM stressed the importance of peaceful resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute for a safe and prosperous region”.