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Kashmir: Armed Conflict

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL5415, tabled on 6 February 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the recent increase in ceasefire violations between India and Pakistan over the Line of Control in Kashmir Region, resulting in a number of civilian casualties.

Answered on

20 February 2018

The British Government is naturally concerned by reports of increased terrorism and violence between Indian and Pakistani troops in Kashmir. We are monitoring the situation closely and call for both sides to exercise restraint.