Karachi: Calling Pakistan a responsible country, Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Thursday accused India of distorting facts regarding the recent events along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir.
Addressing a passing out parade of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) cadets, General Raheel Sharif urged the world community to condemn the “distortion of facts” by India regarding Kashmir and the Line of Control (LoC).
“We have recently witnessed an unfortunate display of utter desperation playing out inside occupied Kashmir and along the Line of Control through a litany of falsehood and distortion of facts by India.”
“We expect the international community to condemn Indian insinuations and fabrications about a nation that has made unparalleled contributions to the global fight against terrorism,” the Dawn quoted him, as saying.
The Pakistan Army Chief said that the nation’s armed forces were fully prepared to give the “most befitting response” to any internal or external threats directed at the country, adding that Pakistan remains committed to the policy of friendship with all other countries based on equality and mutual respect.
He added that any aggression born out of deliberate intent or even a strategic miscalculation would not be allowed to go unpunished.
The Army Chief`s comments come as relations between India and Pakistan has plunged to a new low in recent times in the wake of Uri terror attack and the subsequent surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army along the LoC.