- Foreign Secretary summons Pak High Commissioner to Foreign Ministry
- Envoy reminded of stance against terror, given proof of Pak hand in Uri
- Pak terrorists attacked army base in Uri on Sunday, killing 18 soldiers
Foreign Secretary Jaishankar called in Mr Basit, and according to the Ministry of External Affairs, "reminded him that the Government of Pakistan had made a solemn commitment in January 2004 to not allow its soil or territory under its control to be used for terrorism against India. The persistent and growing violation of this undertaking is a matter of very serious concern."
The MEA said, "In the recent incidents, we have recovered a number of items that include GPS from the bodies of terrorists with coordinates that indicate the point and time of infiltration across the LoC and the subsequent route to the terror attack site; grenades with Pakistani markings; communication matrix sheets; communication equipment; and other stores made in Pakistan, including food, medicines and clothes."
The Foreign Secretary told the Pakistan High Commissioner that India "is ready to provide fingerprints and DNA samples of terrorists killed in the Uri and Poonch incidents," saying they now waited for a response from Islamabad.
After the meeting, foreign ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted:
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