Pakistan condemns irresponsible remarks of Indian Home Minister

Islamabad, October 15 (KMS): Pakistan has condemned in strongest terms the irresponsible and provocative statement made by Indian Home Minister, today, threatening so-called “surgical strikes” in Pakistan.

The Foreign Office Spokesperson in a statement in Islamabad said, the delusional remarks only go to further demonstrate the BJP-RSS combine’s propensity to stoke regional tensions for both ideological reasons and political expediency, based on enmity towards Pakistan.

Such statements, he said, also serve as smokescreens to divert the world attention from India’s state-terrorism and systematic human rights violations in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), and against Muslims and other minorities in India. Pakistan has repeatedly drawn the attention of the international community to India’s sinister designs of staging “false flag” operations to implicate Pakistan and Kashmiris, the statement said.

While Pakistan is a peace-loving country, we will spare no effort in resolutely thwarting any aggressive designs, the statement added.

Pakistan’s swift response to India’s Balakot misadventure in 2019, including the downing of Indian combat aircraft and capture of Indian Air Force pilot, fully demonstrated the will, capacity and preparedness of our armed forces to deter Indian aggression, the Spokesperson said.