India providing weapons, funds, trainings for terror activities in Pakistan: FM Qureshi
ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday said that India was providing weapons, funds and trainings for terror activities in Pakistan.
“The irrefutable evidence reveal that Indian embassies operating near border (in Afghanistan) have become hub of terrorist activities against Pakistan,” Shah Mahmood Qureshi said while addressing a joint press conference along Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar in Islamabad.
The foreign minister said that in one circumstance the Indian ambassador in Afghanistan had a detailed discussion with terrorists outfits to support Taliban and Baloch Liberation Army (BLA). Col Rajesh met terrorists in Indian embassy four times and they discussed executing terror activities in Pakistan, he said.
He said India had raised a force of 700 persons to create unrest in the country. A commission comprising 24 members had been created in this regard which included 10 RAW operatives, he said.
“The international community cannot turn a blind eye to this rogue behavior. If the world does not take Indian agenda of destabilizing Pakistan seriously then it shows that they have not much concern about nuclear warfare in the region,” he said.
“I am presenting evidence in the form of dossiers which have a lot of details. However, the dossiers do not contain complete details. We have more evidence which we would present at the right time,” said Shah Mahmood Qureshi.
He said their aim was to target the big cities of Pakistan. India wanted to create instability in Pakistan The Indian agencies have distributed 22 billion rupees basically to sabotage the CPEC, he said.
“The Indian agencies are supporting banned outfits. India knows that CPEC is a game changer. India is violating three international conventions as he has tried to fan subnationalism in Gilgit-Baltistan and Balochistan. There is correlation between the rising number of terrorism incidents in Balochistan and announcements of CPEC projects. However I want to make it clear to India that Pakisan is ready,” he said.
Mahmood Qureshi said 23.35 million dollars were given to create unrest in Balochistan only, out of which five million were given to a subnationalist leader for this purpose.
FM Qureshi said confessional statements of Sarfaraz Merchant and Muhammed Anwar had revealed that $3.23 millions were received from RAW by Altaf Hussain at one occasion.
DG ISPR said two RAW front men were exposed and identified as Abdul Wahid, posted at Indian embassy in Kabul, and Abdul Qadir, at Indian consulate in Kandhar.
He said India exported suicide jackets, IEDs, explosives and ammunitions for the Pakistan Stock Exchange attacks. RAW was paying money to terrorists outfits like TTP and providing weapons to ALtaf Hussain group, he maintained.
The spokesperson of the media wing of armed forces said India made a force of 700 people and Indian intelligence agencies were running 87 terrorists camps — 66 are located in Afghanistan and 21 in India. Former Indian ambassador and Indian army officer visited Indian military camp in Afghanistan.
Ajmal Pahari had confessed that India had established four terrorist camps for Altaf Hussain group, he said. It was confirmed that 40 Altaf Hussain group members had received formal training from India, he relayed. He said RAW provided 22 million dollars for terror activities in Pakistan and 30 million dollars to establish base camp in Kandhar.