A statement by the Pakistan President, Iskander Mirza, prior to the UN security council meeting to consider the Kashmir dispute.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
United States of America / USA ?
CU Pakistan's President Iskander Mirza seated at table reading from a statement on India's threat to invade Kashmir. President speaks "The Security Council is meeting soon to consider the Kashmir dispute. It is an issue the solution of which is vital to the preservation of peace and stability in this region. It is an issue which holds the key to friendly and co-operative relations between Pakistan and India. Above all it is a human issue. It concerns the destiny of 4 million people in the State of Jammu and Kashmir and their right to self-determination. Pakistan's desire is to see that the people of the State are enabled to express their views on the question of the accession of the State through a free and impartial plebiscite, to be conducted under the auspices of the United Nations. On this there can be no compromise."
Note: Date on original paperwork is 16/01/1957 or 26/01/1957.