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India will choose time, place for retaliation to Pulwama attack: V K Singh

Singh said India will choose time and place for retaliation to the terror attack as it will be properly planned

Press Trust of India 

V K Singh, MoS, External Affairs
MoS of External Affairs General V K Singh

Union Minister of State for External Affairs General on Monday said had been “isolated” internationally after the

Speaking to mediapersons here, the minister said after the attack Prime Minister had called for complete isolation of which has been made possible with the country’s diplomatic policy. “More than 40 countries have issued strong statements against This is a big success for us as the number of countries supporting India’s stand is higher than the number of countries which had supported India after 26/11 attack in Mumbai,” he said.

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Singh said India will choose time and place for retaliation to the terror attack as it will be properly planned. “What is being planned, I do not know. Any war, war-like or punitive action must be planned for success. It should be a cold act and nothing is to be done in a hurry. Let us wait and watch and support our forces,” he said. Even Osama (Bin Laden) was not killed in a day, despite the USA knowing the Al-Qaeda terrorist was hidden in Pakistan, he said. When asked to comment on the angle of intelligence failure and connivance of some insiders behind the Pulwama attack, the minister said the entire matter was being analysed and then a comment could be made.

First Published: Tue, February 19 2019. 01:31 IST
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