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Govt mulling option to highlight RAW involvement in Pakistan with UN: Aziz

Updated July 31, 2015

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Aziz also said that Kashmir issue must be resolved as per UN resolutions as Kashmir is the core issue in Pak-India talks.— AFP/file
Aziz also said that Kashmir issue must be resolved as per UN resolutions as Kashmir is the core issue in Pak-India talks.— AFP/file

ISLAMABAD: Senior Advisor to Prime Minister on National Security Sartaj Aziz said on Friday that the government is considering to highlight the issue of Indian spy agency Research and Analysis Wing's (RAW) involvement in Pakistan with the United Nations and other international forums.

Responding to question during the question hour session of the National Assembly, the Advisor said that Pakistan has taken up the issue of RAW's activities in Pakistan with various foreign leaders.

“The Prime Minister will also raise the issue of RAW’s involvement in Pakistan at the UN General Assembly,” he added.

He said that the foreign secretary had raised the issue with his Indian counterpart during the foreign secretary level talks held in March this year.

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Replying to a supplementary question, the advisor said that the government has already condemned the recent terrorism incident which took place in India's Gurdaspur district. He added Pakistan has rejected the Indian allegations regarding Gurdaspur attack.

He said it has also been made clear that Pakistan has the capability to give befitting reply in case of any threat from Indian side.

Aziz also said that Kashmir issue must be resolved as per UN resolutions as Kashmir is the core issue in Pak-India talks.

He also said that 2300 Pakistani languishing in jails of Saudia Arabia as yet.