Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has expressed reservations at Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) extending an invitation to Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
The Indian minister has been invited as “guest of honour” at the inaugural session of the foreign ministers’ conclave in Abu Dhabi next month.
Speaking to media, the foreign minister said, “I have spoken to the United Arab Emirates foreign minister and have expressed my reservations over her invitation. I have made myself clear that India has shown aggression.”
“Under the current circumstances, it will not be possible for me to attend OIC meeting where Sushma Swaraj is present,” he said.
FM Qureshi further said he spoke on call to United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and apprised his US counterpart over the blatant Line of Control (LoC) violation by the Indian security forces, and the stance of Pakistani government, parliament and masses reaction over the concerning development.
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Leaders from opposition parties demanded Pakistan boycott the OIC meeting.
The demand of the opposition parties following Indian aircraft violating Pakistani airspace across the LoC and being repelled due to the timely response of Pakistan Air Force.
“Indian aircraft intrusion across LoC in Muzafarabad Sector within AJK was 3-4 miles. Under forced hasty withdrawal aircraft released payload which had free fall in open area. No infrastructure got hit, no casualties. Technical details and other important information to follow,” director general of the Inter-Services Public Relations wrote on Twitter.