Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal made the comment while addressing a media briefing.
If India is bent upon aggression, Pakistan is fully capable of defending itself. The Pakistani nation should not be taken for granted by anyone. If India wants peace then it should refrain from aggressive rhetoric with the sole objective of securing electoral wins, he said.
A group of heavily armed Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists struck the sprawling camp of the 36 brigade of Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry in the early hours on February 10, triggering a gunbattle. Seven people were killed in the attack.
We have repeatedly seen India arrogating to itself the role of judge, jury and executioner. The reflex assignment of blame and smear campaigns, based on unfounded allegations, carry no credibility, Faisal said.
To a question, he defended the regular summoning of Indian deputy high commissioner over LoC violations which he said was part of responsibility of Pakistan is to effectively and emphatically defend its borders, be they physical, diplomatic, political or intellectual.
We believe that the internal affairs of Maldives should be solved internally in consultation with all the stakeholders. The sovereignty and territorial integrity of Maldives should be respected by all, he said.
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