A United Nations human rights expert has condemned the killings in Okara, Pakistan, of three tenants at army-occupied farms who were being coerced by the country's Rangers to negotiate a seven-year lease with them or vacate the area.
Warning that all of Asia would feel the effects of a new conflict in the region, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today stressed the need for a measured and prudent approach to ease the current tensions between India and Pakistan.
Concerned over escalating tensions between India and Pakistan, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today voiced hope that a regional security meeting this week in Kazakhstan will help defuse the crisis.
The United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, today met with senior UN and Pakistani officials in Islamabad, where he discussed regional concerns, including the situation in Afghanistan and tensions over Kashmir.
United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has welcomed anti-terrorist steps announced by the President of Pakistan, while emphasizing that the country’s differences with India require a peaceful resolution.