LOC Pakistan News
ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry
summoned the Indian High Commissioner here on Monday and
condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violation by the Indian
occupation forces on the LoC, resulting in the martyrdom of
seven Pakistani soldiers in Bhimber area.
Moreover, the Foreign Secretary deplored the increasing Indian ceasefire
violations at the Line of Control (LoC) and the Working Boundary,
especially in the last two months, which was against the 2003
Ceasefire Understanding and the principles of international law,
a Foreign Office statement said.
He also emphasized that the belligerent attitude of Indian occupation
forces was a serious threat to the regional peace and security, and
might lead to a strategic miscalculation.
Furthermore, the Foreign Secretary also asked the Indian High Commissioner to convey
to his government that it must stop the provocative firing and observe
Pakistan was pursuing a policy of restraint, which should not be construed
as a sign of weakness, he also added.
He also underlined that the Armed Forces of Pakistan did not initiate fire, but
would always respond in a befitting manner, if fired upon.