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No "message" on past cross-LoC strikes were conveyed by the army: Foreign Secy

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar tells MPs panel that the government went public on the surgical strikes in order to convey a politico-military message

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on Tuesday said whether cross-Line of Control surgical strikes were undertaken by the army in the past only the military will know as no "message" about such assaults were conveyed. "What FS said is that the key issue is that we went public after conducting the surgical strikes which conveyed a politico-military message. Whether any previous crossings had been done only the army would know. But it is irrelevant anyway because there was no message," sources in the government said. The clarification about what transpired at a ...

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First Published: Wed, October 19 2016. 08:17 IST
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