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FM in Washington to attend UN General Assembly session

WASHINGTON: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has arrived here to attend the UN General Assembly session.   He will represent Pakistan at he United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session on Monday at New York Headquarters. The foreign minister will attend an important meeting at Pakistani embassy in Washington today. He will present Pakistan's stance on different matters including Kashmir issue at the UN General Assembly session as well as during his other meetings and talks in the United States. Qureshi…

FM Qureshi leaves for US

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi departed for the United States (US) in wee hours on Saturday to participate in the UN General Assembly session being held in New York next week.  Foreign secretary Tehmina Janjua is accompanying the foreign minister in his week-long visit to the US. In the UN General Assembly session, Mr Qureshi will present Pakistan's viewpoint on a number of issues including the Kashmir dispute. The FM will also meet his counterparts belonging to different countries, hold talks with…

After U.S. veto, U.N. General Assembly to meet on Jerusalem status

UNITED NATIONS: The 193-member United Nations General Assembly will hold a rare emergency special session on Thursday at the request of Arab and Muslim states on U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Palestinian U.N. envoy Riyad Mansour said the General Assembly would vote on a draft resolution calling for Trump’s declaration to be withdrawn, which was vetoed by the United States in the 15-member U.N. Security Council on Monday. The remaining 14 Security Council members…