India began showering blame on Pakistan proper after the assault occurred with out pondering, ISPR Director Basic Main Basic Asif Ghafoor mentioned at a press convention in Rawalpindi on Friday.
Round 40 Indian paramilitary troopers had been killed in Indian-Administered Kashmir on February 14 in an assault India blames on Pakistan. Nonetheless, Pakistan has denied India’s accusations.
“Earlier than I speak extra about this concern, I wish to say some issues,” he mentioned. In 1965 our nation was progressing however this battle had unfavourable impacts on our economic system, he mentioned, discussing the historical past of the battle between India and Pakistan.
In 1971, India took benefit of the scenario in East Pakistan and the geographical distance between the 2 wings of the nation, he mentioned. Their position is well-known, he added.
The ISPR director common mentioned there’s a confessional assertion by the sitting Indian premier on how they conspired to interrupt the 2 sections of Pakistan aside. The actual terrorism was dedicated when India tried to destabilize the scenario in East Pakistan by serving to Mukti Bahni, he mentioned, including that Pakistan is a resilient nation, so we bought by this example.
Between 1971 and 1984, there was no incident on our japanese border, he mentioned. It was comparatively a calmer scenario, there have been much less cross border violations alongside the Line of Management and Pakistan began transferring in the direction of progress steadily, once more, he mentioned. Nonetheless, then Siachen occurred, he mentioned.
The pinnacle of the military’s media wing mentioned that India attacked Siachen, an space the place there was no presence of the Pakistan Military, and invaded it. Since then, the Pakistan Military is preventing on the best battlefield, he defined.
Throughout the identical period, Soviet Russia invaded Afghanistan, which had an affect on Pakistan as nicely, he mentioned. In 1998, we acquired nuclear expertise in defence, mentioned Main Basic Ghafoor. As a result of presence of this deterrent, the potential for India waging a standard towards Pakistan is over, he defined.
When this chance was dominated out, India opted for unconventional technique and began selling terrorism in Pakistan, he accused. In 2001, when worldwide safety forces began an operation in Afghanistan, India escalated tensions on our japanese border and we needed to give attention to it, he mentioned. If this had not occurred, we’d have been in a greater place to extra successfully cease terrorism from getting into our nation and it wouldn’t have unfold the best way it did in our nation, he mentioned.
In 2008, once we had been preventing towards terrorism and gaining progress in our battle on terror, as soon as once more India introduced its forces to the border simply to gradual our positive factors, he mentioned, including that the case of Kulbhushan Jadav is the proof of that. Opposite to what India was doing, in 1988, we began talks on bilateral confidence constructing measures, he mentioned, including that Pakistan has at all times supplied peace.
In 2003, a hotline was established between the DGMOs of the 2 international locations to be able to facilitate understanding for a ceasefire on the LoC, which has been violated essentially the most within the final two years by India. He mentioned 5 crossing factors had been established on the LoC.
Main Basic Ghafoor mentioned that between 2004 and 2008, there have been 5 sittings of the composite dialogue. They discontinued this course of within the aftermath of Mumbai assaults. I wish to present you the timeline that each time there is a vital occasion in Pakistan or if the scenario in Pakistan is turning into extra steady, a staged incident takes place in India or Indian-held Kashmir, he mentioned.
The 2001 assault on Indian parliament was simply earlier than the final and presidential elections had been scheduled to be held in India in 2002, he mentioned. The UNGA was additionally in session on the time. Should you come to Mumbai assault, (26-29 November, 2008) we had been progressing in our battle on terror and common elections had been about to happen in India from February, he mentioned.
He warned India that if it resorts to aggression, it will be unable to shock Pakistan. He additionally addressed the measures India has taken to ‘punish’ Pakistan, equivalent to denying visas to its shooters for an Olympic occasion or banning the export of tomatoes.
He urged India to look at the proof and never assign the blame needlessly. He additionally mentioned the therapy of Kashmiri Muslims will not be acceptable. Nations can’t and don’t develop alone, he mentioned. He mentioned the trail of battle is not going to assist growth within the area.
Within the 21st Century we’re confronted by lots of issues, he mentioned. This contains the human growth index, he mentioned, including that India could be an enemy of Pakistan however not humanity.
He mentioned former ISI director common Asad Durrani has been discovered of violating army code of conduct and that his pension and different advantages awarded to him as a retired officer have been stopped.
We don’t need any bodily aggression with India but when there’s we’ll defend each inch of our motherland until our final breath and the final bullet, he mentioned. The military isn’t comprised of simply individuals who put on uniforms, it’s comprised of all 200 million residents of Pakistan who will defend the nation, mentioned Main Basic Ghafoor.