New York

09 October 2014

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the situation along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan

The Secretary-General is concerned about the recent escalation of violence along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan. He deplores the loss of lives and the displacement of civilians on both sides.

The Secretary-General encourages the Governments of India and Pakistan to resolve all differences through dialogue and to engage constructively to find a long-term solution for peace and stability in Kashmir.