Pakistan slams Indian minister’s statement, terms it dangerous for regional peace

24 May, 2015 1:37 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Sunday rejected Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s statement that his country should “root out terrorism with terrorism”.

As per reports, Sartaj expressed serious concern over the statement and said that Pakistan and India need to work together to defeat terrorism. “Pakistan sincerely pursues a policy of good neighbourly relations with India,” he said. “Terrorism is our common enemy. It is vital for both the countries to work together to defeat this menace.”

Meanwhile, Federal Minister for Information Pervez Rashid also expressed concern over the statement of Indian Defence Minister, terming it dangerous for regional peace. “Such statements do not help the purpose of reconciliation,” he said. Urging the international community to play its role for global peace, he said that such a statement exposes the true mindset of Indian ministers.

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