Press Releases

    SG/SM/8245
    21 May 2002

    Secretary-General Calls for "Maximum Restraint" in Jammu and Kashmir

    NEW YORK, 20 May (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued this morning by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

    The Secretary-General is very concerned at the high level of casualties due to persistent firing along the Line of Control and the working boundary in Jammu and Pakistan.

    He calls on both sides to exercise maximum restraint to avert a further escalation of tensions

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