India stands isolated, says Qureshi.


ISLAMABAD -- Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi yesterday said that India stood isolated after the controversial legislation and brutal human rights violations in Kashmir.

The top diplomat said nobody in India supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi's illogical decisions.

'India India can carry out any misstep on the Line of Control to divert attention from the protests taking place in the country. Tension is currently at peak in India, and this all is occurring due to the steps taken by the Modi government,' he said in a statement.

The Foreign Minister pointed out that Indians were protesting against controversial Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 not only within India but across the world.

He said those who think that Indian government had buried the ideology of secular India and was imposing Hindu Rashtra and Hindutva philosophy.

FM Qureshi said that ceasefire violations along the LoC have increased and fencing has also been cut at very places along the LoC. 'There is unusual movement of military,' he said.

Over the weekend, Pakistan urged the United Nations to stop India from imposing war in the region.

The United Nations Security Council has been informed about reservations on Indian moves.

The reaction came after Director General Inter-Services Public Relations Major General Asif Ghafoor claimed Indian posts had been damaged and heavy casualties are reported to Indian soldiers in response to CFV in Dewa sector.

Last week, Indian Home Minister Amit Shah alleged that the population of Hindus has reduced in Pakistan because they were being persecuted there.

Tension between Pakistan and India escalated after New Delhi illegally revoked occupied Jammu and Kashmir's special status on August 5.

Pakistan has been trying to internationalise the Kashmir issue but...

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