Pakistan on Wednesday termed the reference to its country in a joint statement issued by India and the US after two plus two ministerial talks in New Delhi as “undesirable”.
In a joint statement issued on Tuesday after the high-level US-India talks, Pakistan was asked to take immediate, permanent and irreversible action to ensure that no area under its control is used for terrorist attacks and 26 … 11 Mumbai Tighten justice against all such attackers, including Uri and Pathankot.
“Both sides emphasize the need for coordinated action against all terrorist networks including al-Qaeda, ISIS, DIES, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed and Hizbul Mujahideen,” the statement said. Reacting to the joint statement, the Foreign Office said, “In the joint statement, we dismiss the mention of Pakistan as undesirable and confusing.”
The Foreign Office urged the international community to “recognize the efforts, sacrifices and success of Pakistan in the fight against terrorism”. The Foreign Ministry said that as a country we are the most victims of cross-border terrorism and in the Pakistan region Will continue to contribute positively to peace and stability. It also rejected the Government of India’s amendment to the Land Ownership Act in Kashmir.