An act of grave aggression, Pak deserves right to respond: Qureshi

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Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that India has committed “aggression” by violating the LoC and Pakistan “deserve the right to appropriate response, and to self-defense”.

His remarks came after combat jets of the Indian Air Force (IAF) bombed militant camps at multiple locations across the Line of Control (LoC) on the Pakistani side in a pre-dawn strike.

Video statement uploaded on the Twitter handle of the political outfit of Imran Khan, PTI, Mr. Qureshi said, “First, they committed aggression against Pakistan today. It is a violation of the LoC. I consider it a violation of the LoC, and Pakistan his right to give a suitable response in self-defence,” he told reporters after an “emergency meeting” with high-level officials at the Foreign Office (FO) for consultations.

Prime Minister Imran Khan was chairing an “important meeting” to discuss the situation, sources here said.

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