Sushma Swaraj Raises Pulwama Attack With Chinese Foreign Minister
Security forces personnel arrive during a gunbattle with the militants in Pulwama in south Kashmir.

Sushma Swaraj Raises Pulwama Attack With Chinese Foreign Minister

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday, 27 February, raised the Pulwama suicide attack on the CRPF soldiers in her bilateral meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Wuzhen, a day after India destroyed a major terror training camp in Pakistan.

“I am visiting China at a time when there is grief and anger in India. It is the worst terrorist attack directed against our security forces in Jammu and Kashmir,” Swaraj said in her opening remarks during the meeting held on the side-lines of Russia, India, China Foreign Ministers meeting.

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  • NIA has identified the vehicle used to carry out the suicide attack in Pulwama on 14 February
  • PM Modi and Rajnath Singh reportedly met on 23 February to discuss the security situation in J&K
  • 40 CRPF personnel were killed after a car carrying about 350 kg of explosives hit a CRPF convoy of 78 vehicles on 14 February
  • Last week, the NIA took over the Pulwama attack probe

EAM Sushma Swaraj Raises Pulwama Terror Attack With Chinese Foreign Minister

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj raised the recent Pulwama suicide attack on the CRPF soldiers in her bilateral meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Wuzhen, a day after India destroyed a major terror training camp in Pakistan.

“I am visiting China at a time when there is grief and anger in India. It is the worst terrorist attack directed against our security forces in Jammu and Kashmir,” she said in her opening remarks during the meeting held on the side-lines of Russia, India, China Foreign Ministers meeting.

“The attack was carried out by Jaish-e-Mohammad, the Pakistan-based and supported terrorist organisation,” she said.

IAF Jets Violated the LoC, Pak Army Alleges

Pakistan Armed Forces spokesperson, Major General Asif Ghafoor, on Twitter claimed "Indian Air Force violated Line of Control. Pakistan Air Force immediately scrambled. Indian aircraft gone back."

India's "Dream" of Isolating Pakistan Will Never Be Fulfilled: Qureshi

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday, 25 February, said that India's "dream" of isolating Pakistan will never be fulfilled, amidst simmering tensions between the two countries following the Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF soldiers.

Addressing a conference on Kashmir in Islamabad, Qureshi said a number of foreign dignitaries were scheduled to visit Pakistan in near future.

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Muhammad will be the chief guest on Pakistan Day Parade on 23 March, he said. He said German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will pay the visit on 12 March and the EU High Representative will also visit Islamabad soon.

Qureshi said India's "dream" of isolating Pakistan will never be fulfilled.

Qureshi said Pakistan was not in favour any conflict with India.

Talking about the heightened tensions after the Pulwama attack, he said India's response was predictable. "It behaved in the same manner as it did after Mumbai attacks," he said.

The Foreign Minister said Prime Minister Imran Khan offered help in probe the sucide attack and also announced that Pakistan would not allow its soil to be used against any country.

Pak's Senate Passes Resolution Condemning 'Threats' by India

Pakistan's Senate or upper house of the parliament on Monday unanimously passed a resolution condemning "threats" by India in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack, PTI reported.

The resolution - moved by Raja Zafar-ul-Haq of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz - appreciated the Imran Khan-led government's stance of offering assistance to India in investigations of the attack and to take action on actionable intelligence or evidence, Radio Pakistan reported.

Four CRPF Personnel Injured in Pulwama Attack Discharged

Four out of the five CRPF personnel injured in the Pulwama attack on 14 February have been discharged.

One soldier is still undergoing treatment at 92 Base Hospital in Srinagar, ANI reported.

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