Sharif's 'Badmashi'at UN: Ten key points

United Nations: Cornered after Uri attack, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif went back to what Pakistan knows best-Kashmir. Here are key points of Sharif's speech at the UNGA.

1. Wants peace with India
Confrontation should not be our destiny in South Asia. Pakistan wants peace with India.


2. Eulogises terrorist 
Burhan Wani the young leader murdered by Indian forces has emerged as a latest symbol of the Kashmiri intifada (uprising) of a popular and peaceful freedom movement.
 
3.Peace with India subject to resolution of Kashmir issue

Peace between India and Pakistan cannot be finally achieved without resolution to the Kashmir dispute. We have gone the extra mile to achieve this, repeatedly offering a dialogue to address all outstanding issues.

4.Ready for talks on J&K
Pakistan is ready to enter into a serious and sustained dialogue with India for peaceful resolution of all outstanding disputes, especially Jammu and Kashmir


5.Indian preconditions unacceptable
India has posed unacceptable pre-conditions to engage in dialogue. Talks are no favour to Pakistan, they are in interest of both countries.


6.Dossier on Kashmir to UN Secy General
The uprising in Kashmir is met with brutal force with India. Pakistan will share dossier with UN Secretary General on Indian brutalities in Kashmir

7.Independent Kashmir probe
I demand an independent inquiry into the extrajudicial killings in Kashmir.


8. My country is 'principal victim' of terrorism
Pakistan has been the principal victim of terrorism including that supported, sponsored, financed from abroad. We will not allow foreign forces to destabilize the development of Pakistan. Thousands of our soldiers have lost their lives in acts of terror.


9. Need to attack root cause of terrorism
We will not win the war against terrorism unless we address the root causes behind it. These are poverty, denial of rights to people, including the right to self-determination.

10. Pak eligible for NSG
Pakistan is fully eligible for membership of the Nuclear Supplies Group.

News24Bureau with PTI/ANI inputs