Indian Activists protest in Jammu

Activists of the Indian right-wing Hindu organization Shiv Sena shout anti-Pakistan slogans as they burn a Pakistani flag during a protest against the death of two Indian Army soldiers in cross-border exchanges, in Jammu on January 10, 2013. INDIA-PAKISTAN-MILITARY-KASHMIR

A day after Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar called for interference of the United Nations to verify the country’s claims on the deaths of two Indian soldiers, the UN has urged India and Pakistan to de-escalate tensions through dialogue.

The UN has urged India and Pakistan to respect the ceasefire and “de-escalate” tensions over the recent cross-border firings through dialogue.

Photo  : AFP