PSX taking pictures: Pakistan calls assault ‘state-sponsored terrorism’, requests world to note India’s actions

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Foreign Office went on to clarify how the nation has been persistently apprising and sensitising the worldwide fraternity about threats from India and its Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) authorities “to use terrorism as a tool to destabilize Pakistan”. The News/Files

ISLAMABAD: The terrorist assault on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) in Karachi earlier in the present day was “externally-supported”, “highly condemnable”, and “another manifestation of the state-sponsored terrorism being perpetrated against” Islamabad, Pakistan’s Foreign Office mentioned Monday.

In a assertion issued Monday night, the Foreign Office mentioned the nation’s regulation enforcement businesses efficiently foiled the terrorist assault and that each one 4 terrorists concerned within the tried assault have been killed within the encounter.

“Four of our valiant law enforcement personnel embraced martyrdom,” the assertion added. “The externally-supported cowardly attack is another manifestation of the state-sponsored terrorism being perpetrated against Pakistan, which is highly condemnable.”

In addition, the Foreign Office went on to clarify how the nation has been persistently apprising and sensitising the worldwide fraternity about threats from India and its Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) authorities “to use terrorism as a tool to destabilize Pakistan”.

“Pakistan has already shared with the international community, incriminating evidence about the Indian Intelligence Agency RAW’s involvement in terrorist activities in Pakistan,” it added.

“The feedback made by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) concerning the Karachi assault symbolize nothing however obfuscation and denial. India’s sophistry, nonetheless, can’t disguise India’s complicity in acts of terrorism towards Pakistan.

“The international community must take immediate cognizance of India’s use of state-terrorism to destabilize neighbouring countries,” it mentioned additional.

Qureshi ‘knew India’s intentions’

Later, Qureshi — whereas talking to Hamid Mir, a senior political commentator and the host of Geo News discuss present Capital Talk — mentioned: “The powers that wish to see chaos in Pakistan are mendacity in wait in a targeted method.

“Their personal nation has quite a few challenges and the circumstances in occupied Kashmir are deteriorating. India confronted an embarrassing defeat on the border with China.

“India itself is facing chaos and is on the brink of turmoil. Despite a strict lockdown, the infections and deaths [from the coronavirus] are rising there,” he added.

Qureshi burdened {that a} terrorist assault was launched in Karachi at a time when Budget 2020-21 was being debated so as to destabilise the federal government. “I knew India’s intentions and I knew what they wanted to do,” he mentioned, terming it “a huge success” that Pakistani troopers thwarted the terrorists’ intentions.

‘State-sponsored terrorism’

Meanwhile, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Security Dr Moeed Yusuf additionally hinted earlier within the day that India could be behind this assault, saying “Pakistan’s enemy is naked in its aggression”.

“The world must wake up to suicidal tendencies of this destabilizing actor that is finding distractions to overcome its own failures and embarrasment,” Yusuf had said on Twitter.

“Our warnings have come true repeatedly. Whether on demographic re-engineering in #Kashmir or sponsored terrorism against Pakistan,” he added.

The particular assistant had additionally urged the worldwide neighborhood to publicly name out and condemn nations that perpetrated terrorism towards Pakistan.

“There is an established link b/w BLA, an int’l listed terror org, and India, a state led by fascist govt that has again perpetrated terrorism in Pakistan through its proxies.”