India Withdraws ‘Most favoured nation’ status to Pakistan


New Delhi, Feb 15: Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday announced that India has decided to withdraw the ‘Most Favoured Nation’ status granted to Pakistan as a response to the dastardly terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir.

“MEA will initiate all possible diplomatic steps which are to be taken to ensure the complete isolation from the international community of Pakistan of which incontrovertible is available of having a direct hand in this act”, the Minister stated after the meeting of Cabinet Committee on Security.

“The ‘most favoured nation’ status which was granted to Pakistan, stands withdrawn”, he added.

Jaitley further said that whosoever is responsible and have supported this act of terrorism will have to pay a heavy price for it.

In a deadliest attack, 45 CRPF troopers lost their lives in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.


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