Pulwama Attack: India briefs top envoys of leading powers including China against Pakistan

Pulwama Attack: India briefs top envoys of leading powers including China against Pakistan
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NEW DELHI - A day after Pulwama attack that killed more than 40 CRPF personnel diplomacy took centre stage as foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale briefed envoys of P5 countries, South Asia, Japan, Germany, South Korea on Pakistan’s role in the Pulwama terror attack.

ASEAN envoys have been called on Saturday for a briefing.

All the heads of missions were briefed about the role played by Pakistan based and supported Jaish e Mohammed in the terrorist attack" and "our demand that Pakistan ceases forthwith all support and financing to terror groups operating from areas under their control."

Foreign secretary highlighted the role played by "Pakistan in using terrorism as an instrument of its state policy.

"Indian Foreign Secretary also met the Chinese Ambassador Luo Zhaohui in Delhi and conveyed the Pakistani role in the Pulwama attack . UN-designated terrorist group Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) claimed responsibility for the terror attack.

As part of the cabinet committee on security (CCS) decision, India will be taking action to diplomatically isolate Pakistan.

CCS which was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting on the aftermath of the terror attack on Friday morning.

Briefing the media after Cabinet Committee on Security, Finance minister Arun Jaitley said, "MEA will initiate all possible steps and I am referring to all possible diplomatic steps which have to be taken to ensure the complete isolation of Pakistan from the international community for having a direct hand in this incident"

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