New Delhi: India on Tuesday pulled from a virtual meeting of the National Cooperation Advisors of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to present the “imaginary” map of the country to Pakistan. The Indian side left the meeting midway to protest Islamabad’s move. After SCO meets NSA
However, the Indian side, after meeting the NSA, came out only after consulting with the host, Russia.
The Foreign Ministry said that Pakistan had “strongly neglected to host Russia’s advisor”.
After SCO meets NSA
The Foreign Ministry hosted the Chairman of the SCO (Russia) today at a meeting of the National Security Advisors of the member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, as the Pakistani NSA deliberately introduced a fictional map, which Pakistan has been promoting recently. Statement.
it was against the hosts disregard of the advisors host and violating the meetings norms.
After consulting the host, the Indian side left the meeting in protest on that occasion. Pakistan then went to make a misleading presentation.” In this meeting, “the statement added.
Government sources later quoted news agency ANI as saying Russia had termed Pakistan’s act as ‘inflammatory’, while clarifying that Moscow did not support it.
Sources said Nikolai Petrushev, secretary of the National Security Council of the Russian Federation, has given the message that Russia does not support Pakistan.
russia further hopes that pakistans provocative action will not affect indias
participation in the SCO and will certainly not cast a shadow on Petruchev’s warm personal relationship with the (Indian) NSA. Secretary of the National Security Council of the Russian Federation Hope to see the NSA. Upcoming events. “Added.
The map on which India took objection misrepresents the borders of the two countries.
It may be recalled that on 4 August Pakistan released a new political map in which Jammu and Kashmir and parts of Ladakh and Gujarat were presented as Indian Union Territories. The map was released on the eve of the first anniversary of the scraping of Article 370 giving special status to the then state of Jammu and Kashmir.
India had then described Pakistan’s move as “an exercise in political unrest” without any legal basis.