The Foreign Office on Tuesday stated it was extremely hypocritical of India to eliminate key priorities spelled out throughout the presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
The assertion of Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri got here in response to media queries on Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s tweet relating to India’s priorities throughout the presidency of the united states.
He talked about that the Indian exterior affairs minister had spelled out three key priorities for India throughout its presidency of the united states for the month of August: voice of moderation; advocate of dialogue; proponent of worldwide regulation.
“It is highly hypocritical of a country that has systematically done away with any semblance of moderation, efforts for dialogue and abiding by international law, to project itself as the voice of these three,” he stated.
The FO spokesperson stated the extremist “Hindutva” ideology had permeated all of the state establishments of India, and RSS-BJP regime’s report was replete with situations of gross and systematic violations of the rights of minorities, particularly Muslims.
“Before preaching moderation to the world, India must set its own house in order,” he stated.
He stated as for dialogue, India had persistently scuttled any efforts for a constructive and significant dialogue in its personal neighbourhood.
On assuming workplace, he stated, Prime Minister Imran Khan had clearly underlined that if India took one step for peace, Pakistan would take two.
“However, rather than engaging in dialogue, India vitiated the environment through its illegal and unilateral actions of August 5, 2019,” he stated.
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The spokesperson stated it was India, which needed to create the enabling setting for a significant dialogue that promoted peace and precluded the occurrences resulting in battle within the area.
“As for international law, India remains in clear violation of the United Nations Security Council resolutions for more than seven decades,” he stated.
He stated the sequence of Indian unlawful and unilateral actions since August 5, 2019 have been additionally in blatant violation of worldwide regulation, together with the UN Charter, UNSC resolutions and the fourth Geneva Convention.
“India would be well-advised to abide by these principles before projecting itself as their champion,” he added.