ISLAMABD : Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said India’s Hindutva policies are a threat to regional peace and stability and the international community should take notice of this tendency. Chairing a high level meeting on national security in Islamabad Tuesday, the Foreign Minister said irresponsible statements from the Indian officials show New Delhi’s bewilderment. He said Indian Government is using negative tactics to divert world attention from its internal situation. He said Pakistan wants peace and stability in the region, while on the other hand; India is continuously committing ceasefire violations on the Line of Control and targeting civilian population in sheer violation of international laws and fundamental human rights. He said Pakistan has already conveyed the UN Secretary General, President of UN Security Council and Secretary General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation about Indian designs. The Foreign Minister reiterated that Pakistan will continue its sincere efforts for the success of Afghan peace process and stability in the region. He said all the regional countries are concerned over the policies of BJP government. He regretted the Indian government has made the SAARC forum dysfunctional. Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that India needs to review its behavior of violating the UN Security Council resolutions and human rights in occupied Kashmir. The Foreign Minister pointed out that a discriminatory attitude is being meted out to Muslim population in India. He said massacre of Muslims in New Delhi has been reported by the world media. “Pakistan has a lot of forums and ways to unveil the Indian designs, and it opts from them according to its priorities,” said the Foreign Minister. The Foreign Minister said there is a specific procedure to follow for getting membership of the Security Council. He said the countries desiring to become member of the Security Council lobby for several years, and every country has this prerogative. He said one has to follow a long procedure to get membership of the Security Council, and Pakistan has also been lobbying for the membership. However, he said, we will formulate our strategy keeping in view the diplomatic norms. He said Pakistan and India had been members of the Security Council for seven times each. The meeting held a detailed discussion on national security, regional stability, and overall situation in the area. Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on National Security Dr Moeed Yousaf and other high ranking officials attended the meeting.
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