FO confirmed two Indian spy drones shot down by Pakistan army
04 January, 2019
The FO spokesman on Thursday strongly condemned recent intrusion of Pakistani territory by Indian spy drones and confirmed that two Indian spy drones have been shot down by Pakistan army.
“Pakistan is ready to give befitting response to any Indian adventure,” he said while denying Indian claims that surgical strikes were carried out inside Pakistan.
In his press briefing, the spokesman said Pakistan is sincere in promotion of peace in the region, however, Pakistan’s desire for peace should not be construed as its weakness.
Responding to a question on Kashmir, the spokesperson said Kashmir is a disputed territory and its resolution lies in a plebiscite in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions.
The spokesman took a strong exception to the prevailing situation in Indian held Kashmir, and urged the international community to press India to stop its gross human rights violations in occupied valley.
The spokesman asked India to immediately allow the UN observer mission to visit the areas close to LoC to monitor ceasefire violations committed by Indian security forces.
The spokesman regretted a report carried by times of India about Kulbushan Yadav case under litigation in the International Court of Justice, and said the report is based on a leak and Pakistan would not comment on it as the matter is sub judice before the ICJ. Responding to number of questions about German Ambassador’s frequent travelling in various cities in Pakistan, the spokesman said as per diplomatic rules, all foreign ambassadors in Islamabad are free to move around Pakistan.