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‘We need peace’: Pakistani celebrities urge restraint in their reactions to Pakistan-India conflict

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Amid soaring tensions between Pakistan and India, a few local celebrities and public figures have reacted to the ongoing crisis but with remarkable restraint.

British minister to urge India, Pakistan to ‘exercise restraint’

British Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific, Mark Field, has said that he will talk to Indian and Pakistani envoys to urge their countries to exercise restraint.

Pakistani citizens call for captured Indian pilot to be treated with dignity

After the Pakistan state minister announced successful airstrikes across the Line of Control and subsequent capture of Indian pilot, prominent Pakistanis took to Twitter to call for the captured pilots to be treated with dignity and respect.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has spoken separately with foreign ministers of India and Pakistan, urging them to avoid “further military activity”.

“I expressed to both ministers that we encourage India and Pakistan to exercise restraint, and avoid escalation at any cost,” Mr Pompeo said.

Russia has expressed “serious concern” over the escalation of tensions.

Moscow called on both sides to exercise “restraint”, adding that existing problems should be solved by “political and diplomatic means”.

China and the EU nations have also made similar comments.

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