UN urges Pakistan, India to reduce tensions

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United Nations, June18: The United Nations has urged Pakistan and India to take necessary steps to ease tensions between the two nations.

This was stated by UN Associate Spokesman Farhan Haq at a briefing in New York.

He said the United Nations continues to urge the two countries to try to resolve bilateral issues peacefully and amicably.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hopes Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif "will continue to engage with each other" to try to resolve the Kashmir situation "peacefully and amicably".

Read More: Ban Ki-moon hopes for 'amicable' Kashmir resolution

Earlier US Secretary of State John Kerry also voiced his concern over heightened tensions between nuclear rivals Pakistan and India.

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