Published On: Mon, Jan 13th, 2020
Published in Category: International

US airs concern over detention of Kashmir leaders, internet curbs

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WASHINGTON: The United States (US) has aired concern over the detention of political leaders and residents as well as internet restrictions in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

In a tweet, US acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Alice G. Wells said Washington has been closely following a recent visit of Delhi-based envoys, including US Ambassador to India Ken Juster, to the occupied region.

“We remain concerned by detention of political leaders and residents, and Internet restrictions. We look forward to a return to normalcy,” she said.