Pakistan urges world to take notice of threatening tone of India


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has urged the international community to take notice of threatening tone of India.

Responding to the queries of media persons at his weekly news briefing in Islamabad today about the recent Indian Army Chief’s statement regarding surgical strikes in Pakistan, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said the Indian side has been lying about the issue.

He said Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in his address to the United Nations General Assembly reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to protect its sovereignty and integrity.

The spokesperson said human rights situation in Occupied Kashmir is constantly deteriorating. He said India is using every inhuman measure to suppress the indigenous movement for self-determination.

He said India continues with unprovoked ceasefire violations at Line Of Control and the working boundary, targeting civilians, deliberately.

The spokesperson said that India has been playing the role of spoiler under the garb of development in Afghanistan.

He said Indian Intelligence Agency, RAW has developed clandestine connections with terrorist outfits in Afghanistan to foment terror in Pakistan.

The spokesperson said that Pakistan supports all initiatives including Quadrilateral Coordination Group and Heart of Asia aimed at bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan.

To a question about the country’s nuclear program, Nafees Zakaria said that Pakistan’s command and control system and nuclear security remains robust and at par with the international standards. -APP

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Story first published: 28th September 2017

Originally Posted on SamaaNews


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