Islamabad: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Wednesday that India has been constantly trying to destabilize Pakistan in order to divert attention from its internal chaos.
He said in a statement that while India interfered with Pakistan in Balochistan, it also had a negative impact on peace efforts in Afghanistan. The minister said that he had informed the US Special Representative of India’s intentions.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said terrorists involved in Stock Exchange attack wanted to make people hostage, but Pakistani security personnel successfully foiled their bid. He said India wants incidents of terrorism to divert world attention. He said it is India, which orchestrated the drama of Pulwama attack.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi then spoke with the Pakistani special envoy to Islamabad in Afghanistan on Wednesday, saying that India can disrupt peace in the region to divert attention from its internal failures.
He said that we have been informing the international community about peace and security in the region. He said that lasting peace and stability in Afghanistan is inevitable for the development and progress of the region. He said that Pakistan, as a shared responsibility, has played a reconciling role in the Afghan peace process with the utmost sincerity, which has been praised by the world.
He expressed determination that Pakistan will continue to work for peace and stability in Afghanistan and the region. They also exchanged views on the Afghan peace process and regional peace and stability.