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India financing terrorism in Pakistan: FO

News Desk
ISLAMABAD: India is financing terrorism in Pakistan and evidences are available there of its involvement in subversive activities, the Pakistan Foreign Office said on Thursday.

During the weekly media briefing, Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakaria said, ‘The confessional statement made by Indian Intelligence Agency RAW’s officer Kalbhushan Yadav had made it clear which country was in fact spreading terrorism.’

Zakaria, commenting on the recent statement of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that one single nation was spreading terrorism in South Asia, said “India was in fact that single nation”.

In an obvious reference to Islamabad Narendra Modi at the G20 forum had said that one single nation in South Asia is spreading agents of terror in countries of our region.

When asked if Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will raise the issue of Kalbhushan Yadav at the upcoming UN General Assembly session the Spokesman said, “The issue of Indian involvement will definitely be highlighted”.

“The issue will be raised because of it has direct links with incidents of terrorism in Pakistan,” he added.

To a question, Foreign Office Spokesman said Pakistan has always highlighted the Kashmir issue at United Nations General Assembly.  He said Prime Minister this time will also highlight the increased atrocities and human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir by India at the UNGA.  He said Indian involvement in subversive activities in Pakistan will also be raised as the matter is directly linked to Pakistan’s security.

Answering to a question regarding hostile statements from Afghanistan, he said these do not serve the purpose.  He said Pakistan and Afghanistan are neighbours and have historical linkages.  He said there is need to promote harmony and strengthen relations between the two countries.

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