Position paper is an essay that presents an opinion about an issue, typically that of the author or another specified entry such as a political party. position papers are published in academia, in politics, in law or other domains. example: 
can u give an eg. of that type of paper

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position paper is an the description of a person's (or an organization's) view point or opinion on a particular issue or conflict or situation in any field like politics, or academics etc. It tells every one the official stand that person or organization is taking at that point of time about an issue.

what an external affairs minister explains about firing by pakistan at the border is the position paper of the govt. on that issue at that time.