Pakistan’s government is considering proposals to deploy navy ships for inspection of Yemen-bound vessels

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ISLAMABAD: The Fore­ign Office said on Friday Pakistan had taken steps to comply with the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution calling for restrictions and arms embargo on Yemeni militias.

“Pakistan will take all measures to fully implement the provisions of the United Nations Security Council resolutions 2140(2014), 2204(2015) and 2216 (2015) on the situation in Yemen in line with its international obligations,” the spokesperson said.

In another statement, the spokesperson condemned the use of force by Indian troops against Kashmiris in the valley.

“Pakistan deplores the brutal use of force by Indian security forces against peaceful and unarmed Kashmiris,” the spokesperson said.

According to news agency reports, police in India-held Kashmir tear-gassed and fired rubber bullets in Srinagar on Friday at demonstrators, who were protesting the killing of a man by Indian Army and detention of Kashmiri leaders Syed Ali Geelani and Shabir Shah and activist Masarat Alam.

Ms Aslam said Pakistan regards the Kashmiris’ struggle for their right to self-determination legitimate as sanctified by the United Nations Security Council resolutions.

Pakistan, she recalled, has consistently extended diplomatic, moral and political support to Kashmiris struggle for self-determination.

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