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Give up this Dream: Sushma Swaraj Warns Pak About Kashmir At UN

Sep 26th, 2016 2:31 pm | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

United Nations: Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj ripped into Pakistan at the United Nations general assembly in New York, warning that Islamabad must “abandon this dream” about using terror attacks to “obtain territory it covets.” The minister said, “Let me state unequivocally that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India and will always remain so.” 

Ms Swaraj’s speech was made days after Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif targeted India at the same convention, accusing it of human rights atrocities in Kashmir in the weeks after the killing of 22-year-old terrorist Burhan Wani, which triggered over two months of violent clashes between residents outraged by Wani’s death and security forces.

The Foreign Minister hurled criticism at Mr Sharif for his comments, and said that despite two years of an unprecedented outreach, India has been meted a series of deadly terror attacks by Pakistan.

Ms Swaraj said as gestures of friendship, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had invited Mr Sharif to his oath-taking ceremony in 2014, has recently sent him Eid greetings, and wished him after his heart surgery.

“And what did we get in return? Pathankot, Bahadur Ali, and Uri,” she said, listing the  terror strikes on an air force base in January and an army camp in Uri earlier this month, in which 18 soldiers were killed.

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