“Pakistan will be judged by not the words it speaks but action it takes,” says Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar
THE Indian Government on Saturday sought credible, verifiable and sustained action from the Pakistani side against terror groups while saying that mere words will not be enough to appease the international community. “Pakistan will be judged by not the words it speaks but action it takes…The proof of action is not issuing notification but dismantling infrastructure which should be verified. Pakistan is well aware of its own commitment and concrete action that has to be taken against terrorism… If Pakistan claims to be a ‘naya (new) Pakistan with nayi soch (new thought)’, it should show ‘naya (new) action’ against terrorist groups and terror infrastructure on its soil and end cross border terrorism in support of its claims,” Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Saturday while addressing a media briefing.
The MEA response comes barely 12 hours after Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan said in Islamabad that he will not allow Pakistan’s soil to be used for terrorism adding that “God willing it will be beginning of a new era (in Pakistan).” However, the Indian Government wants more
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