ISLAMABAD (APP) The ambassadors of African Union have urged India to resolve the Kashmir dispute at the earliest, as it is vital to peace and stability of the region in particular and the world in general. According to the Kashmir Media Services, the ambassadors of African Union residing in Islamabad while talking to the journalists said that 800,000 Indian troops deployed in Indian Occupied Kashmir were torturing the innocent people of Jammu and Kashmir to deprive them of their birthright to self-determination. They also stressed for taking African countries into confidence regarding the resolution of the Kashmir dispute. Meanwhile, the former Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and President of Peoples Muslim League, Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudhry, briefed the ambassadors about the Kashmir dispute at the residence of ambassador of South Africa in Islamabad. The meeting was presided over by the President of the Ambassadors of African Union and ambassador of Kenya to Pakistan, Mishi Masika Mwatsah, while the ambassador of Egypt, Magdy Amer, ambassador of Sudan, Omer Musa, ambassador of Tunis, Mourad Bourehla, ambassador of Libya, Ibrahim Mukhtar, deputy ambassador of Nigeria, Ridwan Adebayo, Consular of Algeria, Khiari Abderrahim, ambassador of Morocco and ambassador of Mauritius participated in the meeting and assured their full support in resolving the dispute. Barrister Chaudhry told the meeting that durable peace in South Asia was impossible without settlement of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the Kashmiris aspirations. He said that Indian troops were committing massive human rights violations in the occupied territory. He said that the African Union was friend of Pakistan and it could play the role of a mediator for the amicable solution of the longstanding dispute.