Pakistan Army Chief gives a clear message to World Capitals
RAWALPINDI: Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has sent a clear message to world Capitals, "Pak shall surely respond to any aggression in self defence.
The Chief of Army Staff was quoted as saying as reported by ISPR.
He on Friday said that his country would respond in self-defence to any act of unprovoked aggression by the Indian military.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief said this in his telephonic communication with the commanders of the United States Central Command (USCENTCOM), UK Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), and the Australian Chief of Defence Force (CDF), as well as the ambassadors of the US, UK, and China in Pakistan.
DG ISPR Major-General Asif Ghafoor said the "prevailing standoff between Pakistan and India and its impact on peace and stability in the region and beyond" was discussed in the telephonic communication.
COAS had tel comm with Comd USCENTCOM, CDS UK, CDF Australia and Ambs of US, UK & China in Pak. Prevailing stand off between Pakistan & India & its impact on peace & stability in the region & beyond discussed. “Pak shall surely respond to any aggression in self defence”, COAS.
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India and Pakistan are amidst their biggest standoff in many years, with the United States and other global powers mediating to de-escalate tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbouring countries.