On Friday, India which currently holds the presidency of the G20 and is set to host a leaders’ summit in New Delhi in early September, released a full calendar of events leading up to the summit.
This includes Youth 20 meetings in Srinagar and Leh, in April and May respectively and plans to host the third G20 Tourism Working Group Meeting in Srinagar in May.
According to a Reuters report, Pakistan on Tuesday condemned India’s decision, calling the move ‘irresponsible.’
Pakistan’s foreign ministry issued a statement condemning the choice of venues in the ‘disputed territory.’
‘India’s irresponsible move is the latest in a series of self serving measures to perpetuate its illegal occupation of Jammu and Kashmir,’ the statement said.
Pakistan claims India’s decision is in sheer disregard of the UN Security Council resolutions and in violation of the principles of the UN Charter.
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