New Delhi: Since Partition, Pakistan has constantly adopted with India the coverage of ‘Talk peace, act war’. The belligerent neighbour has all the time backstabbed India by extending the hand of friendship.
Again, Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif, in an interview with Dubai-based Al Arabiya TV, stated that Pakistan has realized its lesson after three wars and burdened that it needs peace now.
Sharif stated that Pakistan needs to stay in peace with India and known as for “serious and sincere talks” with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on vary of points together with Kashmir.
India and Pakistan fought the undeclared, unofficial Kargil warfare in 1999. The backdrop of it was that Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif met on the Lahore Summit in February and signed a significant peace accord. But, Pakistan did Kargil warfare few months later.
Similarly, in 2001, then Pakistani PM Parvez Musharraf visited India and signed the Agra Declaration with an intention to resolving the long-standing points between the 2 international locations. In the assembly, a proposal was made to unravel points like cross-border terrorism, the Kashmir downside, and to drastically cut back the nuclear ammunitions.
But surprisingly, India witnessed a sudden surge in terrorist actions orchestrated by Pakistan. Since then, there have been a number of cases when peace talks had been initiated, however failed.
In October 2001, insurgents attacked the legislature constructing in Kashmir, killing 38 folks. However, a good larger blow was dealt when gunmen attacked India’s Parliament in December that 12 months and killed 14 folks.
In 2000, Two gurdwaras had been attacked by a Pakistan-based terrorist group, killing 36 Sikhs in Anantnag district of Kashmir. The incident passed off in the course of the go to of US President Bill Clinton.
In 2007, blasts within the Samjhauta Express killed 10 Indian residents and 15 unidentified folks. It occurred simply earlier than Pakistan’s FM Khurshid Kasuri’s go to to India for peace talks.
According to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), the fear blast was carried out in pursuance of a prison conspiracy geared toward threatening the “unity, integrity, security and sovereignty” of India.
India confronted the deadliest terrorist assault on November 26, 2008, when 10 Pakistan-sponsored terrorists from the Lashkar-e-Taiba attacked separate places in Mumbai and killed roughly 164 folks.
It is attention-grabbing that Pakistan was as soon as once more speaking about peace within the area simply earlier than the assault. India had even opened a commerce path to the Pakistani facet of Kashmir for the primary time in six a long time. It all occurred solely a month earlier than the Mumbai assault. India had known as off peace talks with Pakistan after the assaults.
In 2013, terrorists backed by Pakistani spy company ISI focused Indian Consulate in Jalabad, a metropolis in Eastern Afghanistan. The assault got here shut on the heels of overtures to India from Pakistan’s authorities.
In 2016, a closely armed group of Islamic militants attacked the Pathankot Air Force Station, a part of the Western Air Command of the Indian Air Force. The assault additional led to a breakdown in peace talks which remained largely unresolved as of now.
United Nations: The world sees Pakistan because the “epicentre of terrorism” and it ought to clear up its act and attempt to be neighbour, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has stated, asserting that the world has not forgotten the place the menace stems from.
Speaking on the UN headquarters after chairing a signature occasion held below India’s presidency of the Security Council on Global Counterterrorism Approach: Challenges and Way Forward in December final month, External Affairs minister S Jaishankar had stated that the world perceives Pakistan because the “epicentre of terrorism” because the nation nonetheless sponsor terror teams.