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UN offers to help ease tensions between India-Pakistan

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed deep concern “at the increase in tensions between India and Pakistan” and asked both the sides to “exercise maximum restraint and offered his good offices to ease the crisis,” a local media house reported.

According to reports, during a media briefing, UN Secretary-General spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said, “The secretary-general stresses the importance for both sides to exercise maximum restraint and take immediate steps to de-escalate tensions. His good offices are available if accepted by both sides.”

Previously, Pakistan has accepted similar offers by the UN chief, however, India has been reluctant to involve the UN in an issue that it terms a bilateral dispute.



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