ISLAMABAD: International Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday warned India to expel any ideas of pressuring Pakistan with its war-mongering techniques.
Addressing the media following a consultative assembly held on the International Workplace in view of the worsening state of affairs in Indian-occupied Kashmir after the Pulwama assault, the overseas minister reiterated that Pakistan is a peaceable nation nevertheless it won’t be pressured by India’s aggressive designs.
“Pakistan is a peaceable nation. However [I have a] clear message for India: for those who assume we might be pressured, then cease pondering this,” he mentioned, including, “Pakistan’s army, political management, and your complete nation stands united with Kashmiris and their wrestle.”
Qureshi’s message comes within the wake of elevated tensions between India and Pakistan following the February 14 Pulwama assault, by which greater than 40 Indian troopers have been killed. New Delhi piled the blame on Islamabad for the assault, which was strongly refuted by the Pakistani management.
Drawing consideration to the plight of the Kashmiris, who’ve confronted a violent backlash from Indian troops within the occupied valley within the aftermath of the assault, Qureshi mentioned the youth of occupied Kashmir won’t be subdued.
“The Kashmiri youth won’t be subdued or suppressed,” the overseas minister mentioned, as he reminded India of the phrases mentioned by former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, “you possibly can [put them in prison] however you can not imprison their ideas.”
Qureshi regretted the current deployment of a further 10,000 Indian troopers within the valley and the handfuls of arrests carried out within the wake of the assault.
“Kashmiri Hurriyet management is being expelled, there may be worry within the valley, dozens of individuals are being arrested,” he lamented, as he referred to as on India to finish its war-mongering techniques.
“Pakistan is taking steps to ease the tensions. I urge the Indian management to train restraint and to ends its irresponsible perspective,” Qureshi mentioned.
He additionally referred to as on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Occasion’s (BJP) authorities to cease fueling hatred for the aim of furthering its agenda forward of the elections, whereas condemning the killing of a Pakistani prisoner in India and threats to a bakery in Bangalore named after Karachi.
Earlier right now, Qureshi chaired an vital consultative assembly on the International Workplace in Islamabad, which was attended by former overseas secretaries and diplomats.
The assembly was convened in view of the worsening state of affairs in occupied Kashmir in addition to aggressive designs of India.
In accordance with Qureshi, the session aimed toward devising a complete and built-in plan of action in view of the state of affairs.
The overseas minister mentioned such consultations can be held frequently in future.