ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday rejected what it referred to as “unwarranted” remarks by Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar at a current digital occasion in regards to the present ties between the 2 neighbours.
Talking throughout an internet occasion hosted by the Asia Society, Jaishankar on Friday mentioned, “By way of your… query, how are we with Pakistan. Nicely, I’m afraid we’re nonetheless on the, if not the perennial points, not less than the long-lasting ones, which is terrorism from Pakistan continues.”
“Terrorism from Pakistan stays publicly acknowledged by their authorities as a coverage that they’re justifying. So it makes it very onerous to conduct regular relations with them,” he mentioned.
Commenting on his remarks, the Pakistan International Workplace mentioned, “We utterly reject these unwarranted and tendentious feedback, blaming Pakistan for the present state of India-Pakistan relations.”
Ties between India and Pakistan nosedived after a terror assault on the Pathankot Air Power base in 2016 by terror teams primarily based within the neighbouring nation. Subsequent assaults, together with one on Indian Military camp in Uri, additional deteriorated the connection