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Annan 'deeply concerned' at increase in violence in Kashmir

23 July United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today voiced deep concern over recent terrorist acts in Kashmir and urged India and Pakistan to continue their recent efforts to resolve their differences peacefully.

"The Secretary-General is deeply concerned by the increase in violence in Jammu and Kashmir in the past two days," a statement issued by his spokesman in New York said.

"The Secretary-General reiterates his condemnation of all acts of terrorism. At the same time, he urges those concerned to exercise restraint following these tragic incidents and encourages the Governments of India and Pakistan to continue their recent efforts to resolve their differences peacefully through normalization of diplomatic relations, confidence-building measures and renewed dialogue," it added.



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