VP/HR — Kashmir conflict
Question for written answer E-006518-16
to the Commission (Vice-President/High Representative)
Afzal Khan (S&D)
In view of the continuing civil unrest in Kashmir since 8 July 2016, and given the use by the police and military of pellet guns which inflict severe injuries indiscriminately on unarmed demonstrators and passers-by, can the VP/HR:
- 1.Clarify the Union’s position on the use of pellet guns against civilians?
- 2.Provide details of the humanitarian aid to Kashmir being provided by ECHO?
- 3.Give an assessment of the current role of the EU in seeking a resolution to the Kashmir conflict?