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Pakistan has no locus standi on Kashmir, no country backing it: Rajnath

He said US Defense Secretary Mark Esper during a telephonic conversation told him that abrogation of provisions of Article 370 was an internal matter of India

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh
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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. File photo

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Pakistan has no locus standi on Kashmir and no country is backing it on the "current issue", Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday amid Islamabad's efforts to internationalise the Centre's move to abrogate provisions of Article 370. 

Addressing a DRDO event here, Singh asked how can India talk to Pakistan when it keeps trying to destabilise India using terror.

India wants to have good neighbourly relationship with Pakistan, but it should first stop exporting terror to India, Singh said.


He asserted that Pakistan has no locus

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First Published: Aug 29 2019 | 12:51 PM IST

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