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Nawaz Shairf Warns India: 'Do Not Mistake Our Silence On Ceasefire Violations As Weakness'

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| September 2 , 2015 , 21:03 IST
[caption id="attachment_98839" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif (File Photo: AP) Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif (File Photo: AP)[/caption] Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday warned India not to mistake the Islamic Republic's silence on the neighbouring country’s alleged ceasefire violations as a sign of weakness. “Our patience on India’s ceasefire violations must not be taken as a sign of weakness,” he said while inaugurating a newly constructed sports stadium at Bagh in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), The Express Tribune reported. Sharif said alleged ceasefire violations by India along the Line of Control (LoC) was not only an aggression against Kashmiris but also a serious threat to regional peace and security. "The violations (by India) have increased and spread from LoC to the Working Boundary. I think they are serious threat to the peace of the region," he said. ALSO READ: Pakistan Army Sticks To Old Habit, Violates Ceasefire Along Line Of Control Again He said that "unprovoked Indian firing" was not only an aggression against Kashmiris but also amounts to targeting the conscience of the world community. Sharif said that Pakistan was continuously keeping the international community abreast of these provocations. "We will continue to highlight the issue of Kashmir until it is resolved according to wishes of people of Kashmir," he said. ALSO READ: Omar Abdullah Hits Out At PM Modi For Silence On Ceasefire Violations Along LoC He said that Pakistan has already taken measures to draw attention of the UN and the international community towards the plight of Kashmiri people. The Prime Minister said Pakistan was playing a key role in the global war against terrorism and its efforts have been recognised by the world. (With Inputs From PTI)