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Pakistan recalls its India envoy for consultations after Pulwama attack

Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria was also called to New Delhi for consultations in the wake of the attack

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

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has called back its High Commissioner from India for "consultations" amid heightened bilateral tensions after the terror attack, officials here said Monday.

High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood was on Friday summoned in New Delhi by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale who lodged strong protest over the killing of 40 soldiers in

Senior officials here said that on Monday called back its envoy from India for consultations.

Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria was also called to New Delhi for consultations in the wake of the attack.

India has blamed Pakistan-backed Jaish-e-Mohammad terror group for the terror attack on Thursday.

First Published: Mon, February 18 2019. 12:40 IST
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