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Congress rejects UN report on Kashmir

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Thursday supported the government's stand in dismissing the UN report on Human Rights in Kashmir, saying the report was "prepared with zero understanding of situation in Jammu and Kashmir".

The party also said the "it condemned this kind of report and is completely uncalled for."

"is an integral and inseparable part of We reject UN Human Rights Report as a prejudiced attempt by vested interests to hurt India's sovereignity and national interests," said on

"party supports the government's stand in dismissing the report," he said.

"UNHRC prepared this report remotely with zero understanding of situation in J&K.

"How does the report justify terrorism by self-styled militants of JeM and Should the UN overlook the state sponsored terrorism being exported on Indian soil by " he asked.

said: "As far as this UN report on is concerned, I think this report has been released without getting into the details of the situation in the state."

"I don't think any UN team has visited there. This kind of report will always encourage the terrorists groups. Whatever reaction government of has given on this, party supports that because we consider these groups as terrorists.

"They cannot be called militant groups or fighting espousing their own cause and their own struggle. We condemn this kind of report and is completely uncalled for."

Shukla, however, said the situation in J&K is grave as the soldiers are dying on the borders everyday due to cross-border terrorism.

He also said the are not able to manage the situation in the state and this is a matter of concern.

on Thursday rejected as "fallacious, tendentious and motivated" the first ever report on human rights in released by the of the

The 49-page report "details human rights violations and abuses on both sides of the Line of Control, and highlights a situation of for violations committed by security forces".

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 21:04 IST
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