ISLAMABAD, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani parliament on Tuesday condemned firing by Indian forces on its territory across the Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed Kashmir in recent days.
Both countries accuse each other of violating of ceasefire along the LoC, which divides the two countries in Kashmir region.
The recent exchange of fire caused casualties on both sides and heightened tensions between the nuclear armed South Asian neighbors.
Pakistan's National Assembly or Lower House of the parliament passed a unanimous resolution condemning what it called the " unprovoked aggression by Indian military forces."
The resolution condemned the attacks on Pakistani High Commission and demonstrations outside Pakistan International Airlines offices in New Delhi and stopping of Pakistan-India Friendship Bus. It also deplored the public anger in India.
The resolution said that Pakistan will continue to extend diplomatic, political and moral support to the "legitimate struggle" of the people of Kashmir for the realization of the goal of self-determination as enshrined by UN Security Council resolutions.
The house also debated the LoC tension and lawmakers blamed India for the escalations.
Former Foreign Minister and opposition leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the LoC ceasefire is an important confidence building measure between India and Pakistan which gave relief to the Kashmiris on two sides of the border.
He said escalating tension between the two countries should be addressed through diplomatic channels.
A member from the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party Dr. Nafeesa Shah appreciated the people of Pakistan for not getting provoked and said the internal reaction in India is condemnable.
She said the Kashmir issue is still alive on the UN agenda and Pakistan should raise the Kashmir issue as UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is on a visit to the country.
Another opposition MP, Shaikh Rashid Ahmad, said the Prime Minister should give a policy statement on the situation and make preparations to tackle the worsening situation.