A day after raising the issue of Balochistan during the 33rd Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, India on Thursday again pitched its support to the struggling region.
While addressing Media in New Delhi, official spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs Vikas Swarup said ” Till the time Balochistan faces repression, and human rights violations continue there, India will raise this issue.”
Swarup further revealed that EAM Sushma Swaraj will be addressing the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 26.
On Wednesday, In a scathing attack on Pakistan during the Session of the UN Human Rights Council , India said the main reason for disturbances in Kashmir is the cross-border terrorism sponsored by Pakistan that stems from its territorial ambitions over the place that has found concrete expression in repeated armed aggressions.
Pakistan’s dismal track record is well known and many countries have repeatedly called upon Pakistan to end cross-border infiltration; dismantle the terrorism infrastructure; and stop acting as an epicentre of terrorism, India’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative at the UN in Geneva Ajit Kumar said.
In Thursday’s Press Conference, Swarup also revealed that BRICS high representatives have agreed to pool their efforts to counter terrorism & violent extremism emanating from Pakistan.