The US lawmakers have urged the Trump administration to engage both Indian and Pakistani prime ministers on the sidelines of un general assembly session in New York next week to find a negotiated settlement of the Kashmir dispute.

In a statement, US member of Congress from Texas, Sheila Jackson Lee said the US President or the Secretary of State must engage Indian and Pakistani prime ministers on a reasoned opportunity for resolving the crisis in Occupied Kashmir.

A democrat member of Congress from Maryland Anthony Brown also urged the governments of India and Pakistan to exercise restraint and to engage with the United States to de-escalate the situation.

Another senior democratic leader of Congress from the State of Illinois Jan Shackowsky said the united states and the united nations need to speak out against the atrocities happening right now in the region as this is a very dangerous situation.