Pakistan terrorism News
In a joint attack on terrorism emanating from Pakistan, India and the US called on Pakistan to act on terrorism and not allow its territory to be used for terrorist attacks. The joint statement issued by both sides after the 2+2 meet in the national capital. India and the US asked Pakistan to "expeditiously bring to justice the perpetrators and planners of all such attacks, including 26/11 Mumbai, Uri, and Pathankot".
India on Thursday said that Islamabad has not taken any action on terrorists and it has been providing safe haven to them. This comes ahead of the announcement by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Pakistan's continued listing or delisting. MEA Spokesperson said, "...Pakistan continues to provide safe havens to terrorist entities and individuals..."
Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI is engaged in a conspiracy to carry out terrorist operations in order to spread unrest in Punjab. According to a report by Indian security agencies, it has planned to attack leaders associated with some Hindu organizations. In order to carry out this nefarious plan, it has contacted gangsters and criminals in jails of Punjab.
India said that Pakistan continues to play "victim card" on the issue of terrorism to "distract international community" even as it continues its support for them. India highlighted that Pakistan continues with its "shenanigan of running with the hare and hunting with the hound". India's first secretary to the United Nations in Geneva, Vimarsh Aryan said, "Whenever there is a discussion on terrorism the failed state of Pakistan plays the victim card..."
Hitting out at Pakistan, India has told the UNHRC that UN listed international terror groups are collecting funds in name of charity to finance terror. India's First Secretary to the United Nations in Geneva Pawan Badhe called the development a "disturbing trend". Badhe said, "Collection of funds by proscribed terrorist outfits ostensibly for undertaking charitable activities, but which, in reality, would be used to finance terror."
India on Thursday slammed Pakistan for raking up the Kashmir matter saying it's "typical of Pakistan" to use multilateral platforms "to raise bilateral and contentious issues". The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said this is "inconsistent with the principles and charter of such organizations and their meetings". The MEA also added, "what else can be expected of a country that indulges in cross-border terrorism as a part of its state policy".
Hitting out at Pakistan, EAM S Jaishankar on Thursday listed three key challenges in front of the SAARC Foreign Ministers meet. Addressing the informal and virtual SAARC FMs meet, the EAM said that cross-border terrorism, blocking connectivity and obstructing trade are the three challenges. He added these have to be overcome and "only then will we see enduring peace, prosperity and security in our South Asia region".
India has slammed Pakistan exposing its litany of lies at the United Nations. India said that the biggest sponsor of cross-border terrorism against it now tries to 'masquerade" itself as a victim of terror. Calling out Pakistan's lie that it has been a target of cross-border terrorism for decades, India said 'a lie repeated a hundred times will not become truth.