Overseas Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi stated on Thursday that India s hegemonic pretensions offered a transparent hazard to Pakistan s safety and regional stability.
Addressing a ceremony in Islamabad, he stated India has resorted to war-mongering and issued nuclear threats for short-term “home electoral beneficial properties.”
The minister stated New Delhi refused to bilaterally have interaction in dialogue and rejected proposals aimed in danger discount, confidence-building and nuclear and missile restraint.
Qureshi stated Pakistan desired peace and strategic stability to be able to concentrate on its socio-economic growth agenda.
He stated our conduct continued to be outlined by restraint and accountability, and the avoidance of an arms race. “Pakistan, nonetheless, can not stay oblivious to the evolving safety dynamics in its instant neighbourhood.”
The minister stated on Aug 5, India sought to additional consolidate its unlawful and immoral occupation of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir in violation of quite a few United Nations Safety Council (UNSC) resolutions and the Worldwide Regulation.
He stated the inhuman lockdown of eight million folks for over 70 days has imposed unspeakable sufferings on the folks of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
He stated we might proceed to face by Kashmiris of their simply battle for realisation of the precise to self-determination.
Concerning Afghanistan, the international minister stated Pakistan absolutely supported peace and reconciliation which was required to be achieved by way of an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned course of. He stated we supported all rounds of Afghan peace talks in Doha and Abu Dhabi and expressed hope that the US-Taliban talks recommence and result in intra-Afghan negotiations.
The minister stated China remained Pakistan’s closest good friend and a steadfast associate.
He stated, in our current go to to China, we now have been decided to execute CPEC initiatives and, have proposed extra initiatives for Chinese language funding that would rejuvenate and consolidate our financial system.