Jammu and Kashmir - Statement

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:41 pm on 27th February 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Goldie Baroness Goldie Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) 3:41 pm, 27th February 2019

Speaking for the United Kingdom Government, they have been very proactive in engaging with both India and Pakistan. As I said, on Monday the Foreign Secretary communicated by telephone with both his counterparts. On a bilateral level, we are certainly deploying every diplomatic measure available to us to encourage both countries to speak to each other and try to investigate, explore and—it is hoped—bring to fruition the necessary political resolution that is the only way to deal with this situation.