Pakistan rejects new map issued by India

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan The government on Sunday rejected the latest political maps issued by India, which showed the entire region as its part, calling them incorrect and legally unsustainable.

Indian published on Saturday new maps of the new territories of the Union (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir, and the map of India representing these UT.

In the maps, Pakistan -occupied Kashmir is part of the newly created Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, while is in the UT of Ladakh.

In a statement on Sunday, the Pakistan Foreign Office said, "(The political maps) displaying Jammu and Kashmir region and seeking to depict parts of Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir within the territorial jurisdiction of India, are incorrect, legally untenable, void and in complete violation of the relevant Resolutions".

" Pakistan rejects these political maps, which are incompatible with the United Nations' maps," the Foreign Office said.

Pakistan said that no step by India can change the "disputed" status of Jammu and Kashmir, which has been "recognised by the United Nations".

He said that such measures by the government of India cannot harm the inalienable right to self-determination of the people of Jammu and Kashmir occupied by the Indians.

The Foreign Office said Pakistan would continue supporting the legitimate struggle of the people of Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir for exercising their right to self-determination in accordance with the relevant UN Security Council Resolutions.

The new maps were published after the Indian government forked Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday in two territories of the union, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, according to the announcement by the Indian government on August 5 that revoked the special state of the state. .