Pakistan To Stay Alert Until Indian Election: Qureshi

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Pakistan to stay alert until Indian election: Qureshi

Says Pakistan wants peace, resolve issues through dialogue with IndiaMULTAN

(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / NNI - 16th March, 2019) (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point news / NNI - 16th March, 2019) Expresses solidarity with affected families of NZ mosque (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / NNI - 16th March, 2019) (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / NNI - 16th March, 2019) Says Pakistan wants peace, resolve issues through dialogue with IndiaMULTAN, March 16 (NNI): Warning of possible Indian mischief, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Saturday Pakistan will have to stay alert until general election is over in India."We will have to keep guard over our frontiers as everything could be expected from [Indian Prime Minister Narendra] Modi," he said while speaking to the media here.The foreign minister reiterated that Pakistan wants peace and resolve the issues through dialogue with India.

He said there is election environment in India, and Modi regime could have any misadventure for which we are fully alert.Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that United Nations, Russia, United States, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and other friendly countries helped in de (Pakistan Point News / NNI - 16th March, 2019) escalating the tension with India and we are thankful to them.To a question, he said that OIC adopted a resolution on Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and declared the Indian acts as terrorism.

He said that Kashmiri people sacrificed with their blood and raised the issue at international level.The Foreign Minister said he is leaving for China on Monday where he will exchange views with the Chinese leadership on latest prevailing situation especially the current situation with India.The foreign minister said a joint statement issued by both countries on the Kartarpur Corridor was a positive sign.

Such a statement had come after a long time, he said, adding tensions with India had eased. "I am going to China for further de (Pakistan Point News / NNI - 16th March, 2019) escalation in tensions.

I'll meet Chinese leadership there."Taking about reports on the possible release of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, he said a lot of things circulating about Ms Siddiqui on social media negated the truth. "I wish we succeed in gettingAafia Siddqui released from America."About nine Pakistani nationals who are said to have gone missing after the attacks on New Zealand mosques, he said the Foreign Office had no knowledge of them.

He said he had talked to Pakistan's high commissioner in New Zealand who visited the injured Pakistanis, adding some of them were struggling for their lives in hospitals.The minister said the country's diplomatic mission was in touch with New Zealand authorities and hoped that they will provide details about the Pakistanis in a while."We all stand by the people affected by terrorism.

A report about a London incident is correct, he said. "A wave of Islamphobia has swept through entire Europe. This attitude toward refugees and expatriates is uncalled for."Qureshi hoped that mosques in European and other world countries will be protected and remain opened for prayer in a safe environment.

He told that at least 300 Pakistani resides in Christchurch.Stressing the need for protecting religious places of minorities, he said terrorism was a global issue. NNI

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