Indian provocations threat to regional peace, stability: COAS

“Pakistan Army shall take measures to protect innocent civilians along the LoC and defend honour, dignity and territorial integrity of motherland at all costs,” COAS said.

Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday noted that Indian provocations, particularly the recent targeting of the UNMOGIP vehicles, were a threat to regional peace as well as stability and vowed that it shall always get a “befitting response” to any misadventure or aggression.

The COAS expressed these views while addressing the soldiers during his visit to forward troops deployed along the Line of Control (LoC), said an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release.

The COAS was briefed about the latest situation, Indian Cease Fire Violations deliberately targeting innocent civilians along LoC and recent targeting of UN vehicle by Indian troops against all international norms and conventions.



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Appreciating operational preparedness and high morale of troops, the COAS lauded officers and men for continued vigilance and professionalism.

The COAS said Indian Army should always get befitting response to any misadventure or aggression.

“Pakistan Army shall take measures to protect innocent civilians along the LoC and defend honour, dignity and territorial integrity of motherland at all costs,” the COAS reiterated.

Corps Commander Rawalpindi Corps, Lieutenant General Azhar Abbas received the COAS at the LOC.




Meanwhile, a UN spokesperson maintained that the investigation by the UNMOGIP into Friday’s incident continues.

“The investigation is ongoing,” UN secretary general’s spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said in response to a question at the regular noon briefing in New York on Monday.

“Nothing further to add,” he said about the progress in the probe.

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Pakistan had taken up the reprehensible attack by India on the UNMOGIP observers and their vehicle with the United Nations and urged the world body to initiate a transparent investigation into the incident.

APP with additional Input by GVS News Desk

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