Pakistan rebukes malicious and false propaganda by Indian MEA

Pakistan on Monday, strongly rebuked malicious and false propaganda by Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), which has distorted facts for India’s own self-serving narrative.

Foreign Office (FO) Pakistan, has issued a statement rejecting India’s false assumptions and assertions based on false propaganda, terming it as a ‘mischievous attempt’ which is highly condemnable.

“The Indian Ministry of External Affairs’statement of 5 June 2020 is continuation of their desperate campaign to divert international attention from India’s state-terrorism in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K) and its continuing crimes against the Kashmiri people,” read the statement issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Furthermore, the statement also condemned the Indian narrative which severely distorted and intentionally misinterpreted Prime Minister Imran Khan’s remarks and statements.

Senior Indian officials and other Indian commentators have frequently boasted about destabilizing parts of Pakistan and of their nefarious designs to use terrorism as state policy against Pakistan.

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“Pakistan has been the principal victim of terrorism, including terrorism perpetrated against our people from across the border. Tens of thousands of our citizens have lost their lives,while thousands of our valiant law enforcement personnel have made the ultimate sacrifice in Pakistan’s resolute fight against terrorism. Pakistan’s sacrifices and contribution in combating the scourge of terrorism have been recognized by the international community,” the statement added.

Moreover, the statement also highlighted the fact that Pakistan’s role as a facilitator to the ongoing peace process in Afghanistan has been widely acknowledged by the relevant international partners. Pakistan had, since the beginning of the Afghan Peace process.

Pakistan has urged the international community that Indian efforts to destabilize Afghan peace process must be discouraged and that ‘ll relevant partner countries must guard against such attempts, while supporting the process for an inclusive and comprehensive political settlement in Afghanistan’.