ISLAMABAD: Pakistan welcomed US offer for mediation on Kashmir issue, saying the resolution of Kashmir dispute lies in the United Nations charter only.

In a statement issued here Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakria has said , Pakistan welcomes US mediation on Kashmir issue. “We accept mediatory role by newly elected US administration”.

He said the issue can be resolved if the U.S. supports. This statement came after American vice president Mike Pence offered to mediate in the Kashmir dispute

The FO said Pakistan always supported the dialogue process and for better ties with neighboring countries. It said peace in the region is linked with resolution of Kashmir issue according to the charters of UN.