Talking throughout a web based occasion hosted by the Asia Society, Jaishankar on Friday mentioned, “When it comes to your… query, how are we with Pakistan. Effectively, I’m afraid we’re nonetheless on the, if not the perennial points, a minimum of the long-lasting ones, which is terrorism from Pakistan continues.”
“Terrorism from Pakistan stays publicly acknowledged by their authorities as a coverage that they’re justifying. So it makes it very onerous to conduct regular relations with them,” he mentioned.
Commenting on his remarks, the Pakistan Foreign Office mentioned, “We fully reject these unwarranted and tendentious feedback, blaming Pakistan for the present state of India-Pakistan relations.”
Ties between India and Pakistan nosedived after a terror assault on the Pathankot Air Force base in 2016 by terror teams based mostly within the neighbouring nation. Subsequent assaults, together with one on Indian Military camp in Uri, additional deteriorated the connection