Pakistan looks for peace, any misadventure shall be responded befittingly: DG ISPR

Says despite liberty of action, Indian firing is responded to focusing on Indian posts

Our Correspondent November 19, 2018
Delegation of journalists from G-B, AJK and Hazara Division meeting DF ISPR in Rawalpindi. PHOTO: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor affirmed on Monday that Pakistan looks for peace yet any misadventure shall be responded befittingly.

Addressing the situation along the Line of Control, the military spokesperson apprised a delegation of journalists from Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Hazara Division about the situation along the LoC and Indian Ceasefire Violations deliberately targeting innocent civilians.

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Elaborating further, the DG maintained that "despite restricted liberty of action for response to Indian fire due to the presence of our Kashmiri brethren on both sides of LoC, Indian fire is effectively responded focusing on Indian posts", adding that the Pakistan Army executes the job professionally and responsibly.

In the meeting, journalists shared their feedback on the security situation and development projects undertaken by the Pakistan Army.

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On September 22, responding to Indian army chief’s provocative statement, DG Ghafoor said that Pakistan is a nuclear power and its desire for peace should not be misconstrued as weakness.

The chief military spokesperson added that Pakistan is a peace loving country and has played unparallel role as forces of peace in the region.

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