The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over prevailing situation on the Line of Control (LoC).

In a statement, the UN chief said that he was deeply concerned about the deterioration of the situation along the Line of Control in Kashmir in recent days. The UN chief called on all involved to prioritize the restoration of calm and stability in order to prevent any further escalation and loss of life.

He said Pakistan and India can find common ground and work towards a sustainable peace.

“The United Nations stands by the people of the region and supports all efforts to reach durable peace and security”, Ban added.