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Army chief pledges army’s full support to Kashmir cause

“Pakistan Army firmly stands by the Kashmiris in their just struggle to the very end. We are prepared and shall go to any extent to fulfill our obligations in this regard,” the ISPR quoted General Bajwa as saying.

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Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has assured the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan of Pakistan Army’s full support to the Kashmir cause.

The COAS gave the assurance during a meeting with the AJK president, who called on him in Rawalpindi on Friday.

The army chief had said that Pakistan has never recognized the sham Indian efforts to legalize its occupation of Jammu & Kashmir.

In a tweet, the Inter-Services Public Relations Director General Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said that they discussed the situation in India-held Jammu and Kashmir and Indian provocations on the Line of Control.

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“COAS assured him Pakistan Army’s full support and commitment to the Kashmir cause and its people,” the ISPR chief said.

‘There can never be a compromise on Kashmir’: COAS 

On August 15, General Bajwa said that Pakistan will stand by Kashmir and the army ‘will remain fully ready to perform its part’ in line of national duty.

Qamar Javed Bajwa has assured the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan of Pakistan Army’s full support to the Kashmir cause.

In his message on Pakistan’s 73rd Independence Day and Kashmir Solidarity Day, the ISPR DG quoted the COAS and said that Kashmir’s reality will never be changed by an illegal piece of paper.

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In a two-part tweet, the DG stated: “Reality of #Kashmir was neither changed by an illegal piece of paper in 1947 nor will any other do it now or in future. Pakistan has always stood by Kashmiris against India’s hegemonic ambitions, will always do. There can never be a compromise on #Kashmir”.

The Tweet further said that “we shall stand in the face of tyranny, regardless of the cost. Pakistan Army is fully alive to the sanctity of Jammu & Kashmir and will remain fully ready to perform its part in line with our national duty for Kashmir cause”.

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Pakistan Army firmly stands by Kashmiris: COAS

On Aug 6, a day after India revoked Article 370 and 35-A which deprived Kashmir of its special and autonomous status, the army chief had made it clear that Pakistan Army stands by the Kashmiris in their just struggle to the very end, adding that the army was prepared and ready to go to any extent to fulfill its obligations in this regard.

General Bajwa said that Pakistan will stand by Kashmir and the army ‘will remain fully ready to perform its part’ in line of national duty.

General Bajwa had said that the Corps Commanders Conference (CCC) fully supports the government’s rejection of Indian actions regarding Kashmir. The army chief had said that Pakistan has never recognized the sham Indian efforts to legalize its occupation of Jammu & Kashmir through article 370 or 35-A decades ago, which have now been revoked by India itself.

Major General Asif Ghafoor had shared the statement on Twitter following a meeting of the CCC at the at General Headquarters (GHQ). The meeting had a single point agenda of the situation regarding Indian-occupied Kashmir.

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“The forum fully supported the government’s rejection of Indian actions regarding Kashmir. Pakistan never recognized the sham Indian efforts to legalize its occupation of Jammu & Kashmir through article 370 or 35-A decades ago; efforts which have now been revoked by India itself,” the ISPR statement said.

“Pakistan Army firmly stands by the Kashmiris in their just struggle to the very end. We are prepared and shall go to any extent to fulfill our obligations in this regard,” the ISPR quoted General Bajwa as saying.

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