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Pak nervous about India's measures in Jammu and Kashmir: MEA spokesperson

Raveesh Kumar also said that Pakistan suspending the Samjhauta Express was a unilateral move which was unfortunate

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar, Jammu, Article 370
Security personnel stand guard during restrictions in Srinagar, Thursday, Aug 8, 2019. (Photo: PTI)

India on Friday said Pakistan is nervous over India's steps in and asserted that Islamabad thinks it will not be able to mislead people if there is development in that region.

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said steps have been taken keeping in mind the best interests of

He asserted Pakistan's efforts to link peace deal with Kashmir issue have not worked.

"There is a feeling that Pakistan is nervous over India's initiative in Jammu and Kashmir," Kumar said.

"Pakistan thinks it will not be able to mislead people if there is development in Jammu and Kashmir," he said.

Kumar also said that Pakistan suspending the Samjhauta Express was a unilateral move which was unfortunate.

On consular access to Indian Kulbhushan Jadhav, he said: "We are in touch with Pakistan." His remarks come days after the Indian government scrapped special status for and split it into two Union territories

First Published: Fri, August 09 2019. 16:44 IST
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