Unresolved conflicts on UN charter increasing fester: Maleeha

Wednesday 11 January 2017 4 months ago 64   New York   Print

The permanent representative of Pakistan to the UN Dr Maleeha Lodhi, File photo.

Report  Web desk : The permanent representative of Pakistan to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi has said that the solution to unresolved conflicts in the world lies in diplomacy. She was speaking on Tuesday during the UN General Assembly debate in Security Council on Maintenance of international peace and security: Conflict prevention and sustainable peace . Maleeha Lodhi said that the United Nations (UN) cannot meet challenge of promoting sustainable peace unless root causes of conflict are addressed. They include finding solutions to longstanding political disputes and redressing political and economic injustice. She said that new and complex conflicts are emerging even as older and unresolved disputes fester. Dr Maleeha Lodhi said that Pakistan supports the new UN Secretary General s call for a surge in diplomacy for peace.