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OIC expresses concern over deployment of additional troops in Occupied Kashmir

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has expressed deep concern about the deteriorating situation in the Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

The General Secretariat of the OIC in a statement today said it is concerned about reports of deployment of additional paramilitary forces and use of banned cluster munitions by the Indian forces to target civilians.

It also expressed sadness over civilian casualties resulting from ceasefire violations carried out by Indian forces across the Line of Control and expresses solidarity with the people of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

The OIC reiterated its call upon the international community to rise up to its responsibility for the peaceful resolution of Jammu and Kashmir dispute through the democratic method of a free and impartial plebiscite in accordance with relevant UN Security Council resolutions and aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.