Member of Parliament from United Kingdom’s Wycombe, Steve Baker has said that foreign policymakers have neglected Kashmir for too long and that the world should work through United Nations to uphold existing resolutions.
Mr. Baker from the Conservative Party of UK, was reacting to the news of the killing of three Indian army men at Galwan valley after they had a face-off with the Chinese troops.
Taking to his Twitter handle Mr. Baker said, “Foreign policymakers have neglected Kashmir for too long. The world should work through @UN to uphold existing resolutions and make long-overdue progress towards upholding the principles and individual rights on which the institution was founded,”
Earlier in the day it was reported that an Indian army officer and two soldiers were killed in Galwan Valley during a face-off that took place last night.
In the “violent face-off”, as per the army statement, the Indian side lost an officer and two soldiers. Senior military officials of two sides currently meeting at the venue to defuse the situation.
“During the de-escalation process underway in the Galwan Valley, a violent face-off took place yesterday night with casualties. The loss of lives on the Indian side includes an officer and two soldiers. Senior military officials of the two sides are currently meeting at the venue to defuse the situation,” the army said in a statement.