India has ‘mischievously’ presented itself as a ‘victim’ of terrorism: Pakistan
Islamabad points out a recent U.N. report and declares presence of the Islamic State and al-Qaeda in India.
Islamabad points out a recent U.N. report and declares existence of the Islamic State and al-Qaeda in India.
A day after the Ministry of External Affairs explained Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s accusations against India as ‘diversion’, Islamabad cited a recent U.N. report and claimed existence of the Islamic State and al-Qaeda in India.
The Ministry did not respond to the allegation however authorities told The Hindu earlier that the Pakistani declarations are intended at targeting India ahead of January 2021 when India will begin its stint as a non-permanent member of the Security Council.
The office of the spokesperson of Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday claimed that India has ‘mischievously’ presented itself as a ‘victim’ of terrorism and stated, “The presence of ISIL and AQIS in India as highlighted in recent U.N. report indicates that India is becoming a hotbed of U.N.-designated global terrorist organisations and positioning a great risk to the area”. The claim suggests a modification in Pakistani campaign for global platforms where it is often accused of harbouring leading global terrorists from a broad range of groups like the al-Qaeda.
A U.N. report in June had pointed out “considerable numbers” of IS and al-Qaeda members in Kerala and Karnataka. The 26 th report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team concerning the IS, the al-Qaeda and associated people and entities said, “One member-state reported that the ISIL Indian affiliate (Hind Wilayah), which was revealed on Might 10, 2019, has in between 180 and 200 members.”
Quickly afterwards, Union Minister of State for House G. Kishan Reddy told the Lok Sabha that the info was “not factually right”.
” The Union House Ministry notified the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday that the National Investigation Company has actually registered 17 cases connected to the presence of Islamic State (IS) in southern States of Telangana, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and detained 122 implicated individuals,” The Hindu had reported on September 16.
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Authorities had actually earlier informed The Hindu that they notice a ‘pattern’ in Pakistan’s recent statements to target India ahead of its term at the Security Council. Pakistan, that has been grey noted at the Financial Action Job Force (FATF), is also attempting to construct a case considered that India will face its routine analysis or “Shared Assessment Report” (MER) on terrorism financing and cash laundering issues at the FATF beginning February2021
Over the weekend, Mr. Qureshi had actually declared that his country is preparing evidence of India’s assistance to terrorism inside Pakistan. India reacted saying the Minister was trying to divert attention from internal crisis.
” The so-called claims of ‘proof’ versus India take pleasure in no reliability, are made and represent delusions of creativity. This desperate effort will discover few takers as the international community knows Pakistan’s techniques and evidence of its fear sponsorship has actually been confessed by none other than its own management,” main representative Anurag Srivastava of the Ministry of External Affairs stated in reaction on Sunday.
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