ISLAMABAD: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat has warned that India is playing with fire and the ceasefire violations could turn into a war.
Speaking at an international conference on Tuesday, he said that the path to relations between Pakistan and India passes through Kashmir and there is no bypass.
The CJSC said that New Delhi policies are becoming a cause of instability in South Asia.
He stressed the need to take into consideration strategic, economic and political affairs of South Asia.
About the situation in Afghanistan, he said the war-stricken country was an important region between South Asia and Central Asia.
“Islamabad supports a peaceful Afghanistan. South Asia is being destabilized through non-state elements whole and instability in Afghanistan was harmful for the region,” he maintained.
General Zubair Mahmood Hayat said that lasting peace was not possible in South Asia without resolving the issue of Kashmir. “Pakistan wants resolution of Kashmir and Afghan issues. We want similar progress on all the issues,” he declared.