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Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan summoned by MEA

Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan summoned by MEA

| | 02 Nov 2016, 07:21 pm
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IBNS): Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan, Syed Haider Shah was summoned to the Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday.

"He was conveyed the Government’s grave concern and strong protest at the recent escalation in the incidents of ceasefire violations by the Pakistan side at the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB), which have resulted into several fatalities and casualties on the Indian side among civilians and security forces personnel," read a statement issued by the MEA.

The Government also registered its strong protest on the mutilation of the body of an Indian soldier by a terrorist who escaped across the Line of Control after committing the heinous crime.

The Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan was conveyed the Government’s expectation that Pakistan will not take any step inimical to peace along the LoC and IB and to the security of India.

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