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OIC wants to send inspection team to J&K

Vandana Saxena in Putrajaya | October 16, 2003 15:38 IST

Raking up the Kashmir issue at the opening of the OIC Summit in Putrajaya, Secretary General Abdelouahed Belkeziz on Thursday urged India to allow an OIC delegation to 'inspect conditions in the Indian-controlled part of Jammu and Kashmir.'

Addressing the summit of 57-member grouping, attended also by Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, Belkeziz, however, noted with satisfaction the marked improvement in Indo-Pak ties following resumption of diplomatic relations and easing of tensions between the two countries.

"We hope this would help reach a lasting solution to the Jammu and Kashmir conflict so as to enable Kashmiri people exercise their right to self determination and ward off the spectre of war between India and Pakistan which would
jeopardise the entire region of South Asia," he said.

Describing the Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir as 'Jammu and Kashmir,' he applauded Islamabad for allowing an OIC delegation to visit there and hope that India would also permit an 'inspection of Indian-controlled part of Jammu and


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Sub: OICs desire to inspect india.

insead of hanging his head in shame about his member countrys role in aiding and abetting terror in india the oic president is talking of ...

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Sub: oic wants to inspect kashmir

Oic seems to be inclined to inspect kashmir.IT was quoted as referring our kashmir as "India controlled kashmir" whichis totally absurd.There is no separate territory ...

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Sub: OIC has no Business in J&K Issue

I dont understand what is the Locus Standi that OIC has to talk abt J&K, its high time that India stop impressing the Middle Eastern ...

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Sub: Who is OIC?

Who is OIC to make such 'request'? What we do and how we handle the situation is none of their business, first they should atke ...

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OIC's demand to inspect J&K is not correct. Today they want to inspect J&K ,tomorrow they may want to inspect Ayodhya day after they may ...

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