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India Walks Out of SCO Meet of NSAs after Pakistan Uses ‘Fictitious Map’ Showing Kashmiri Territory

A file picture of NSA Ajit Doval. (AFP)

Government sources stated the Pakistani motion was “blatant violation” of the SCO constitution and in opposition to all its established norms of safeguarding the sovereignty and territorial integrity of SCO member states.

  • News18.com New Delhi
  • Last Updated: September 15, 2020, 11:57 PM IST
  • Edited by: Moonmoon Ghosh

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India on Tuesday walked out of a gathering of the nationwide safety advisors of the member international locations of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in protest after the Pakistani consultant used a “fictitious” map displaying Indian territories as a part of Pakistan. The assembly, which was chaired by Russia, noticed National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval stroll out.

“This was in blatant disregard to the advisory by the host against it and in violation of the norms of the meeting. After consultation with the host, the Indian side left the meeting in protest at that juncture,” stated Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava.






“As was to be expected, Pakistan then went on to present a misleading view of this meeting,” stated Srivastava, responding to a question on the difficulty.

Government sources stated the Pakistani motion was “blatant violation” of the SCO constitution and in opposition to all its established norms of safeguarding the sovereignty and territorial integrity of SCO member states.

The sources added that India issued its robust objection and the Russian aspect tried very exhausting to influence Pakistan to not use the map.

Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary of the National Security Council of Russian Federation, stated Moscow doesn’t help what Pakistan has carried out and hopes that the “provocative act” is not going to have an effect on India’s participation within the SCO.

On the eve of the anniversary of abrogation of Article 370, Pakistan final month had issued a brand new map displaying all of Kashmir as a part of its territory. The map additionally contains not simply elements of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh but in addition Junagarh in Gujarat.

India has dismissed the brand new map as “an exercise in political absurdity” and has accused Pakistan of laying untenable claims to territories in Gujarat and the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and of Ladakh.


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