India Brewing Terrorism in Balochistan - Asif
Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif said on Tuesday India is helping the elements disturbing peace in Balochistan.
“India’s involvement in spreading terrorism in Pakistan will be highlighted at the international fora,” Asif said, according to Radio Pakistan.
The defence minister added, “Our armed forces have full capability to foil nefarious designs of the enemy.”
“For the safety and security of the country, the nuclear arsenal that Pakistan holds can be utilised,” he further warned.
This is not the first time Asif has alleged India has been sponsoring terrorism in Balochistan. Last month, the defence minister said evidences about the involvement of India’s spy agency, Research and Analaysis Wing (RAW) in Balochistan suggested that India is sponsoring terrorism. The minister had further asserted that RAW was creating disturbances in various areas of the country since the launch of Operation Zarb-e-Azb.
The defence minister’s statement comes at a time when Pakistan has constantly been saying India has been funding terrorism in the country.
This article originally appeared on Radio Pakistan.
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