India’s response at UNGA: Pakistan is now ‘Terroristan’ — produces and exports global terrorism

India's response to Pakistan at UNGA: India stressed that no amount of cross-border terrorism perpetrated by Pakistan will undermine India's territorial integrity.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 22, 2017 6:44 pm
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India exercised the right of reply during the General Debate of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly to send a strong message to Pakistan calling it ‘terroristan’ that produces and exports global terrorism. India was responding to the remarks made on Thursday by Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

“In its short history, Pakistan has become a geography synonymous with terror. The quest for a land of pure has actually produced ‘the land of pure terror.’ Pakistan is now Terroristan, with a flourishing industry producing and exporting global terrorism,” said Eenam Gambhir, First Secretary in the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations, in a statement.

India targeted Pakistan for allowing Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks and the leader of Lashkar-i-Taiba, to be ‘legitimized’ as a political leader. A candidate of the Jammat-ud-Dawah, a front for the Lashkar, had recently finished third in a crucial bypoll in Pakistan’s Lahore.

“Its current state can be gauged from the fact that Hafiz Mohammed Saeed, a leader of the UN-designated terrorist organisation Lashkar-I-Taiba is now sought to be legitimized as the leader of a political party. This is a country whose counter-terrorism policy is to mainstream and upstream terrorists by either providing safe havens to global terror leaders in its military town, or protecting them with political careers,” India said.

It also stressed that no amount of cross-border terrorism perpetrated by Pakistan will undermine India’s territorial integrity.

“None of this can justify Pakistan’s avaricious efforts to covet the territories of its neighbours. In so far as India is concerned, Pakistan must understand that the State of Jammu and Kashmir is and will always remain an integral part of India. However much it scales up cross-border terrorism, it will never succeed in undermining India’s territorial integrity,” India’s response read.

India said the world does not need lessons on democracy from Pakistan which has the characterization of a ‘failed state.’

“Even as terrorists thrive in Pakistan and roam its streets with impunity, we have heard it lecture about the protection of human rights in India. The world does not need lessons on democracy and human rights from a country whose own situation is charitably described as a failed state,” it said.

In his maiden address to the United Nations on Thursday, Pakistan PM Abbasi accused India of engaging in terrorist activities and spoke of repeated ceasefire violations on the India-Pakistan border since January. He also called for the appointment of a special UN envoy to Kashmir for the resolution of the Kashmir dispute.

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    rg
    Sep 24, 2017 at 2:29 am
    united nations is a mouth piece for whites in the west. call it trump's trumpet.
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      rg
      Sep 24, 2017 at 2:24 am
      after 9/11 muslims anywhere in the world are supported by whites in the west. it is like giving muslims licence to kill non-muslims and non-whites. if there were whites in the indian army then the whole picture will change where india will be a dominant country and pakis will fear indians. until that day sushma swaraj and 100s after her will keep returning to united nations general assembly for 100 times to tell the world x number of indian jawans ( soldiers ) are killed by pakis. solution: train the indian army to be ruthless and to be winners. bharat mata ki jai.
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        Somnath Dhar
        Sep 23, 2017 at 9:21 pm
        Who is terrorist and who is a revolutionary is a very difficult question to answer for British Bhagat Singh, Raj guru and netaji subhas Chandra Bose are terrorist and for us Indian they are great freedom fighters, for ordinary simple Kashmiris on Indian side of the LOC India Army is a terrorist force and lashker e toiba is a saviour which did many real surgical strikes in Indian soil except Bengal and Kerala , in short those who fights for our narrow interest are great revolutionary or great Army or those fights against our narrow interest are terrorist, buy the many Bengalis of West Bengal, keralites, Sikhs and Kashmiris consider current BJP RSS government as terrorist.
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          Stormer
          Sep 23, 2017 at 12:28 am
          Yes exactly, Pakistani's are the ones killing hundreds of innocents on a daily basis in Kashmir. Oh the irony.
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            Damodar
            Sep 22, 2017 at 9:32 pm
            Thanks Ms.Gambhir for calling spade a spade. The world knows that Pakistan's democracy is highjacked by ISI that harbors and gives material support to terrorists. The country can not hide a from the fact that Osama bin Laden was found and killed by the U.S. in Abbotabad. It is well known that Pakistan Army supports terrorist organizations like LeT and Haqqani network. Now Afghanistan and U S are calling Pakistan to stop supporting terrorists. What other proof is needed?
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              Faraz
              Oct 9, 2017 at 1:34 pm
              Criminal Modi make toilets for dians to those properly . The top support for terrorism in Pakistan is India ..kalboshan yadev the dian son from Navy of dia.. Kashmir will free soon
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