'A crisis of this magnitude does not recognise borders. In this spirit, the prime minister had called the SAARC video-conference on coronavirus. The platform was not political, but humanitarian. They misused it,' MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.
Dozens of politicians, including three former CMs -- Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar Abdullah, and Mehbooba Mufti of PDP -- were placed under preventive detention a night beofre Centre scrapped Article 370.
The assertion by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) came after Guterres said in Islamabad that he was concerned over the situation in Kashmir, and that he was ready to mediate between India and Pakistan to resolve the long pending issue.