NEW DELHI: India on Saturday summoned the Cost d’Affaires of the Pakistan Excessive Fee and lodged a powerful protest with him over makes an attempt by Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed to hold out assaults in Jammu and Kashmir forward of native elections there.
Referring to the Nagrota incident, the ministry mentioned the large cache of arms, ammunition and explosive materials point out detailed planning for a “main assault to destabilise the peace and safety” within the UT of J&Okay, specifically, to derail the continued democratic train of conduct of native district growth council polls.
“Pakistan Cd’A was summoned by the Ministry of Exterior Affairs, and a powerful protest was lodged on the tried assault, which was solely prevented from taking place by the alertness of the Indian safety forces,” the MEA mentioned.
In an announcement, it mentioned India is “firmly and resolutely” dedicated to take all obligatory measures to safeguard its nationwide safety within the struggle in opposition to terrorism.
“It was demanded that Pakistan desists from its coverage of supporting terrorists and terror teams working from its territory and dismantle the fear infrastructure operated by terrorist outfits to launch assaults in different nations,” it mentioned.
Pakistan Cd’A was summoned by the Ministry of Exterior Affairs at this time and a powerful protest was lodged on the tried assault. It was demanded that Pakistan desists from its coverage of supporting terrorists & terror teams working from its territory: Ministry of Exterior Affairs pic.twitter.com/lXGj2Tld1D
— ANI (@ANI) November 21, 2020
4 suspected JeM terrorists, who had been hiding in a truck, had been killed by safety forces in Nagrota on Thursday morning.
“A significant terror assault was foiled by Indian safety forces in Nagrota, Jammu and Kashmir on November 19. Preliminary studies point out the attackers to be members of Pakistan based mostly JeM, a terrorist group proscribed by the United Nations and several other nations,” the MEA mentioned.
It mentioned severe issues had been additionally conveyed at continued terror assaults by JeM in opposition to India, including the fear outfit has been a part of a number of assaults in India up to now together with the Pulwama assault in February 2019.
The MEA mentioned India reiterated its lengthy standing demand that Pakistan fulfill its worldwide obligations and bilateral commitments to not enable any territory underneath its management for use for terrorism in opposition to India in any method.