Pakistan on Saturday summoned the Cost d’Affaires of the Indian Excessive Fee and rejected India’s assertion that Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed was planning to hold out assaults in Jammu and Kashmir forward of native elections there.
The transfer got here hours after India summoned the Cost d’Affaires of the Pakistan Excessive Fee in New Delhi and demanded that Pakistan should desist from its coverage of supporting terrorists and terror teams working from its territory and dismantle the fear infrastructure operated by terrorist outfits to launch assaults in different international locations.
Pakistan’s Ministry of International Affairs in an announcement rejected the cost and expressed hope that India would desist from making any miscalculation.
Earlier in New Delhi, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA), referring to the Nagrota incident, advised the senior Pakistani diplomat that the large cache of arms, ammunition and explosive materials point out an in depth planning for a “main assault to destabilise the peace and safety” within the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, particularly, to derail the continued democratic train of conduct of native district improvement council polls.
4 suspected JeM terrorists, who had been hiding in a truck, had been killed by safety forces in Nagrota on Thursday morning.
“A significant terror assault was foiled by Indian safety forces in Nagrota, Jammu and Kashmir on November 19. Preliminary experiences point out the attackers to be members of Pakistan based mostly JeM, a terrorist organisation proscribed by the United Nations and a number of other international locations,” the MEA mentioned.
It mentioned critical issues had been additionally conveyed at continued terror assaults by JeM towards India, including the fear outfit has been a part of a number of assaults in India previously together with the Pulwama assault in February 2019.
The MEA mentioned India reiterated its long-standing demand that Pakistan fulfill its worldwide obligations and bilateral commitments to not permit any territory underneath its management for use for terrorism towards India in any method.
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