ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani delegation expressed its reservations over the United States’ support for India to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group and other issues on Friday.
According to details, the American delegation led by Peter Lavoy met Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and his team at the Foreign Affairs office.
During the meeting, the Pakistani leadership expressed its reservations over the United States’ support for India to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group. The Pakistani side also stated that the sole inclusion of India in the NSG would promote instability in the region.
The Pakistani delegation also expressed reservations over the recent American drone strike and said that it had harmed the Afghan peace process. Launching a protest, the Pakistani team said that not only was it an attack on Pakistan’s sovereignty but it was also a violation of the United Nations’ charter. Pakistan has always been an ally of the United States in the war against terrorism, it was also stated.
During the meeting, the Pakistani team showed the American delegation proof of Indian involvement in terrorist activities. Statement from the alleged RAW agent Kalbhushan Yadav was also shown to the American delegation led by Peter Lavoy.
The Pakistani delegation stated clearly that India was involved in terrorist activities in Balochistan, FATA and Karachi. Pakistan expressed its reservations over growing ties of the United States with India and said that it should be reassured regarding its security.
According to sources, the meeting between both sides lasted for seventy-five minutes. The meeting was also attended by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi.