UNSC holds close consultations on Kashmir issue

United Nations: The UN Security Council was set to meet here on Friday to discuss India revoking the special status of Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistan wrote a letter on the issue to the world body.

China, the closest ally of Pakistan, asked for ‘closed consultations’ in the Council. A UN diplomat had told PTI that China had asked for closed consultations on the Security Council agenda item ‘India Pakistan Question’.

“The request was in reference to the Pakistani letter to Security Council President,” the diplomat said.