Pakistan opposes the sale of US drones to India

  • The move will destroy the balance of power in region
Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan opposed the sale of US drone missile system to India, on Friday. Pakistan’s Foreign Office issued a statement that said the move will disturb the balance of power in the region.

“International powers must show responsibility before signing such agreements,” said Pakistan Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria.

The spokesperson also discussed the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s recent visit and Pakistan’s briefing  to him about they country’s initiatives on the war on terror. Zakria said that US state official appreciated and recognised Pakistan’s sacrifices and efforts.

Mr. Nafees said that during the meeting, Pakistan also raised Indian state’s human rights violations in Kashmir. Islamabad will continue to give international and moral support to the people of the occupied valley, he added.

Responding to a question, Zakria said that India is a co-conspirator of terrorism, and Pakistan has many times raised the issue of Indian involvement in terror attacks inside the country.

Nafees Zakria, at the end of Press Briefing, revealed the name of new spokesperson of Foreign Office as he is set to take new responsibility as Pakistan’s new High Commissioner to Malaysia.