ISLAMABAD: Pakistan says it is peace loving country but will take every step to ensure protection of its interests and integrity.
This was stated by Foreign Office spokesman Qazi khalil Ullah while briefing media in Islamabad on Friday.
He said Pakistan knows how to deal with any threat and has the capacity to respond anyone in befitting manner.
We condemned the threatening statements of Indian leaders and said the issue will be taken before the United Nations and all other international forums. These threats have exposed real face of India which claimed to be a secular state.
The spokesman said the issue of the Indian threats and confrontation was also discussed in the ongoing conference of Pakistani envoys in Islamabad. He said the Prime Minister directed the envoys to brief the foreign countries regarding aggressive designs of India.
Conference also reviewed the foreign policy of the country and proposals to make it more effective. Envoys also discussed in length the proposed China Pakistan Economic Corridor besides various projects to be worked out with the cooperation of Central Asian States. He reiterated the resolve to complete the Corridor terming it vital for ensuring speedy and sustainable development of the country.
Qazi Khalil Ullah to a question said Pakistan considers the enemies of Afghanistan as its own enemies and will never allow anyone to use its soil against Afghanistan. He said Pakistan enjoys cordial ties with Afghanistan and expressed the confidence that these relations will further flourish in future. Both the countries have agreed to not allow anyone to use their soils against each other.
To a question he rejected criticism on awarding of death sentences is internal affair of Pakistan which also come under the parameters of international law.