Dec 20: India’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Syed Akbaruddin, lashed out on Pakistan asserting on them to stop supporting terrorists organization like LeT, JeM and invest more in spreading peace in the country.
Addressing the United Nations Security Council, he said, “If we are to bring sustainable peace to Afghanistan, groups and individuals that perpetrate violence against the people and the Government of Afghanistan, must be denied safe havens and sanctuaries in Afghanistan’s neighbourhood.”
He further added, “We need to address the support that terrorists organisations like Taliban, Haqqani network, Al-Qaeda designates like LeT, JeM that operate outside the fabric of international law draw from it’s shadowy supporters outside Afghanistan. Connectivity that terror networks establish needs to be replaced with ideas of peace and prosperity.”
Hitting up Pakistan sponsored terrorism, Syed Akbaruddin, at the UN, further said, “What you sow will bear fruit, so don’t plant anything but peace.”
Syed Akbaruddin also spoke about the assassination of Russian envoy in Turkish capital where he was shot dead.
He said that “We live in times when the shadow of barbarism is not very far from us. This manifests itself sometimes in acts such as the dastardly attack on the Russian Federation’s Ambassador to Turkey that we have seen today. It is also manifested in activities that are undertaken by the designated terrorist groups in Afghanistan everyday.”
The remarks of India comes after NIA on December 19 filed the charge sheet in the Pathankot attack case and named Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as the mastermind of the terror attack.