Britain ‘Concerned’ Over Worsening Indo-Pak Ties After Uri Terror Attack

LAHORE, Sept 25 – Britain has expressed serious concern over the growing tension between India and Pakistan amid tension over the Uri terror attack.

“Britain wants easing of tension between Pakistan and India as it is concerned over the current situation (after the Uri attack),” British High Commissioner in Pakistan Thomas Drew said yesterday.

Mr Drew met Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and discussed matters of mutual interest, promotion of bilateral relations.

According to a release issued by the Punjab government, the British High Commissioner said, “Like other countries, Britain also wants easing of tension between Pakistan and India. Britain is concerned over the tension between the two countries. It is against violation of human rights anywhere in the world”.

He said Pakistan’s political leadership is showing a responsible attitude in the current situation.

Mr Sharif said Britain should play its role in resolution of the Kashmir issue. – NDTV