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Reportedly a top diplomat here said china on Wednesday asked for "closed consultations" in the United Nations Security Council to discuss india's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, after pakistan, Beijing's closest ally, wrote a letter on the issue to poland, the Council President for the month of August.
Meanwhile the request was submitted recently and no date has been scheduled as of now, a UN diplomat was quoted as saying by the news agency PTI. The diplomat said "china asked for closed consultations on the Security Council agenda item 'india pakistan Question'. The request was in reference to the Pakistani letter to Security Council President”. Furthermore the diplomat said that china also submitted a formal request for such a meeting but poland has to consult and take into account preferences of other Council members before deciding on time and date for the meeting.
Moreover pakistan formally called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss india revoking the special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi recently said. Perhaps Qureshi has sent a formal letter to the president of the Security Council, Polish Ambassador Joanna Wronecka, through country's Permanent Representative Maleha Lodhi to convene the meeting and Qureshi said the letter will also be shared with all members of the UNSC. Further he said the issue related to changes in a temporary provision of the Constitution of india and was the sole prerogative of the country.