Seeking to tighten its grip on the region also claimed by neighbouring Pakistan, India this week scrapped Jammu and Kashmir's right to frame its own laws and allowed non-residents to buy property there.
In a statement made by State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus, the USA emphasised that it is up to India and Pakistan to decide on the pace and scope of the talks on the Kashmir issue.
Wang met Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Beijing and assured him that China would continue to support Pakistan to safeguard its legitimate rights and interests, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
It said the Sena has been demanding for several years that the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi be locked since Kashmiri separatists got all their funding from there.
"The Secretary-General has been following the situation in Jammu and Kashmir with concern and makes an appeal for maximum restraint", Guterres' spokesman Stephane Dujarric said. Beijing too denied any support to Islamabad and told Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, who air-dashed there to seek its support on Kashmir, that it regarded both India and Pakistan as "friendly neighbours" and wants them to resolve the issue through United Nations resolutions and the Simla agreement.
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They submitted that Article 370 was extensively considered as carefully drafted in order to ensure the peaceful and democratic accession of the former princely state of Jammu and Kashmir to the Indian Union.
Prior to that, the foreign minister had addressed a news conference wherein he announced that Pakistan would approach the UNSC over India's move to revoke Article 370. "There are several UNSC resolutions on this and making those as the basis we have made a decision to once again go to the UNSC".
The predominantly Muslim area has been under the unprecedented lockdown and near-total communications blackout to prevent unrest and protests after India's Hindu nationalist-led government said Monday it was revoking Kashmir's special constitutional status and downgrading its statehood. "Ladakh will remain a Union Territory", PM Modi said. "The lives of millions of the inhabitants of the region of Jammu and Kashmir are jeopardised", said the petition. The Marathi daily said downgrading ties will hurt Pakistan more than India.
Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the UN, Maleeha Lodhi, had also met the intergovernmental organisation's top officials, urging them to push India to comply with the UNSC's resolutions and demanding the UNSC ask India to reverse destabilising actions in occupied Kashmir.