Pakistan strongly condemns ‘unprovoked violation’ of its airspace by Iran: Foreign Office – Pakistan

Pakistan issued a strongly worded condemnation on Wednesday, denouncing what it described because the “unprovoked violation of its airspace by Iran”.

The incident, in response to a Foreign Office assertion launched after midnight, resulted within the “deaths of two harmless kids whereas injuring of three ladies”.

The assertion got here on the heels of a report in Reuters quoting Iranian state media as saying it had focused two bases belonging to militant group, Jaish al Adl, allegedly in Pakistan. The assault reportedly got here a day after related strikes in Iraq and Syria.

“These bases have been hit and destroyed by missiles and drones,” the Reuters report added, quoting Iranian state media. According to the report, Nournews, affiliated with the nation’s prime safety physique, claimed the attacked bases have been positioned in Balochistan.

The Foreign Office vehemently protested the “violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty”, calling it “utterly unacceptable” and warning it “can have critical penalties”.

It expressed concern that the “unlawful act” occurred regardless of the existence of a number of established channels of communication between Pakistan and Iran, including {that a} “robust protest has already been lodged with the involved senior official within the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tehran”.

It mentioned: “Additionally, the Iranian Charge d’affaires has been known as to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to convey our strongest condemnation of this blatant violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty and that the accountability for the implications will lie squarely with Iran.”

“Pakistan has all the time mentioned terrorism is a standard menace to all nations within the area that requires coordinated motion. Such unilateral acts aren’t in conformity with good neighbourly relations and may severely undermine bilateral belief and confidence,” the assertion concluded.

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