India, Jan. 14 -- The Boris Johnson government on Wednesday reiterated the UK's long-standing position that the issue of Jammu and Kashmir is for India and Pakistan to resolve, that London has no role, but said the current situation in the valley is of "great concern."

Responding to an hour-long debate in the Westminster Hall of parliament on the 'Political situation in Kashmir', minister for Asia Nigel Adams called on the Indian government to lift remaining restrictions on assembly and communications in the valley.

Speakers in the debate included MPs from Conservative, Labour and the Democratic Unionist Party, with most of them highlighting reported incidents of alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir as well as in Pakista...