ISLAMABAD – Showing concerns over fastest growing nuclear programme of India, Pakistan has said that the programme has serious implications for strategic stability in South Asia and national security of Pakistan.
Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria stated this during weekly news briefing in Islamabad while responding to latest reports that India has material to prepare 2,600 nuclear weapons.
Radio Pakistan quoted the spokesperson as saying, “Pakistan has been underscoring the risk of diversion by India to imported nuclear fuel, equipment and technology received pursuant to civil nuclear accord and 2008 energy waiver by Nuclear Suppliers Group”.
He also asked NSG members to take up the risks involved in transfer of nuclear material to India and its NSG membership bid.
Talking about occupied Kashmir, the spokesperson said Hindu terrorist group, RSS, has been making its place to carry out its activists and establishing its units in Occupied Kashmir. RSS had killed more than half a million Kashmiri Muslims in November 1947 together with Dogra and Indian occupation forces. The increasing involvement of RSS in Kashmir is to bar people from self-determination movement.
The spokesperson said Advisor Foreign Affairs has written a letter to the UN inviting its attention towards demographic changes being developed by India in Occupied Kashmir in violation of UN Security Council resolutions.
To a question he said International Court of Justice has no jurisdiction to hear case of Indian RAW agent as it has direct connection with the security of Pakistan.
He told a questioner that joint survey of some villages on Pak-Afghan border has been completed and a decision about reopening of the border would be taken on the basis of its outcome.