Published On: Fri, Jan 19th, 2018

Pakistan Warns That It Will Respond To Any Misadventure By Indian Govt.

Islamabad: Pakistan on Sunday warned that it was ready to respond to any “daring and provocation” by the Indian security forces. Pakistan said this after the NSC meeting to discuss the national security of the country’s top bureaucrats and military officers in the wake of the sudden escalating tension with India.

Pakistan Warns That It Will Respond To Any Misadventure By Indian Govt. India 24x7 news

Pakistan Warns That It Will Respond To Any Misadventure By Indian Govt. India 24×7 news

Prime Minister Imran Khan called the meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC) after the army’s allegation that India used cluster bombs to target ordinary people in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). However, the Indian Army on Saturday dismissed the allegations as “false and fabricated”. The NSC meeting was attended by Defense Minister Parvez Khattak, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Home Minister Brigadier (Retd) Ejaz Shah, Chiefs of the three Services, Chiefs of ISI and other top officials.

A statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office after the meeting said that Pakistan is ready to defend itself against any daring and provocation in India and will continue to provide all kinds of diplomatic, moral and political support to the people of Kashmir. The actions of India were discussed in the meeting. The statement said, “Pakistan once again reiterates that Kashmir is a long unresolved international dispute that needs peaceful resolution. Hence Pakistan urges India to resolve the issue in line with the aspirations of the Kashmiri people.” Came forward

According to the statement, the recent deployment of security forces (in the Kashmir Valley) is like pouring fuel into the fire. “The Forum strongly condemns such tactics of India at a time when Pakistan and the international community are focused on resolving the Afghan crisis,” the statement said.

Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan tweeted in a series of tweets saying that now the time has come for US President Donald Trump to mediate the Kashmir case. The Pakistani Prime Minister wrote, “President Trump offered to mediate in the Kashmir case. Now the time has come to do so as the situation there is deteriorating and the Indian Army is taking new aggressive steps along the Line of Control.”

He said that these are the steps to fuel the regional crisis. Khan said in another tweet that as per the UN Security Council resolutions, the people of Kashmir should be allowed to exercise their right to self-determination. “The only route to peace and security in South Asia goes through a peaceful and just solution to the Kashmir problem,” he said. He alleged that India used “cluster bombs”. Imran asked the United Nations Security Council to look into it.