India: Pakistan

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 4th March 2019.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent discussions he has had with NATO allies on the security situation between India and Pakistan.

Photo of Mark Lancaster Mark Lancaster The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

The UK has been working closely with our international partners, including NATO, to support the de-escalation of tensions between India and Pakistan. The UK has been deeply concerned about rising tensions and urgently calls for restraint on both sides to avoid further escalation. The UK is in regular contact with both countries urging for dialogue and diplomatic solutions to ensure regional stability.

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