Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday said Jammu and Kashmir continues to be a disputed territory, rejecting India's assertion that the entire state is its integral part.
Foreign Office spokesman Abdul Basit made the remarks in response to a statement from India's External Affairs Ministry on January 4 regarding the incorrect depiction of the map of India on the website of the US State Department.
"The government of Pakistan rejects the assertion made in the aforementioned statement that the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India," Basit said.
"The correct position, as established by the United Nations in accordance with its relevant resolutions, is that the state of Jammu and Kashmir is a disputed territory, the final status of which is yet to be determined," he said....more
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Washington: As US State Department on Wednesday posted a new map of India reflecting its long standing official position on the country's geographical boundaries, its spokesman acknowledged of having made a "goof up" in this regard, which had resulted in a strong objection from New Delhi. "We made a goof and we fixed it and we're now back in compliance with our own cartographical policy," State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland...
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