Brussels, March 05, 2019 (PPI-OT): The participants of a protest demonstration in Brussels called upon the European Union to play its effective role for reduction of tension in South Asia through the peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the wishes of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
The demonstration arranged by Kashmir Council Europe (KCEU) in front of the head offices of EU commission and EU external action service in Brussels was attended by a number of the people from different walks of life including members of various European Kashmiri and Pakistani organizations.
The protesters carrying banners also raised slogans against Indian aggression on Pakistan, the ceasefire violations at the Line of Control and atrocities committed by the Indian forces in occupied Kashmir. The speakers including KCEU Chairman, Ali Raza Syed, Sardar Sadique, Allama Syed Hasnaat Ahmed Bukhari and Aamir Naeem Sunny called on the EU for its role in normalizing severe situation in South Asia in the context of core issue of Kashmir.
They said, Kashmir is real issue in South Asia as this conflict has been ongoing for the past 70 years at a huge cost in terms of civilian lives lost and injuries sustained. The speakers warned that the possible consequences of non-intervention by the International community especially the EU, possibility of the use of nuclear weapons by the two nuclear powers – India and Pakistan in the region can increase.
They said, it is an important opportunity for the EU to take necessary measures for de-escalation of tension and peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute through dialogue between all parties of the issue including Kashmiris as a basic party.
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