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Kashmir: Humanitarian Situation

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 155373, tabled on 19 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the visit to Indian Occupied Kashmir by a delegation of MEPs on 17 February 2021, if he will make representations to his Indian counterpart on allowing the United Nations access to Indian Occupied Kashmir to assess the humanitarian situation in that region.

Answered on

24 February 2021

We encourage all states to ensure that domestic laws are in line with international standards and to co-operate with UN human rights officials. We continue to make representations to the Government of India to secure access to India-administered Kashmir for our High Commission staff.

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