SUNDAY TIMES ISLAMABAD:In a media briefing here the spokesperson said the foreign office will review the dossier and action will be taken on any actionable intelligence if found in the dossier regarding the Pulwama attack, as it has been assured by Pakistan.
The Prime Minister of Pakistan has already announced about it, the spokesman said.
He reiterated that Pakistan is ready for dialogue with India on all issues including terrorism. “We should also hold talks on the issues other than terrorism,” Dr. Faisal said.
About the escalation of tensions between India and Pakistan, the foreign office spokesman said, “we have activated the UN Military Observer Group for India and Pakistan and the Group will be taken for a visit to the site where the Indian Airforce jets were shot down.
Pakistan have a clear position with regard to the arrested Indian pilot, the spokesman said. “He is safe and healthy. Pakistan Army personnel saved him from the angry mob”.
India has raised the issue of the arrested pilot with Pakistan, the FO spokesman said. Any decision with regard to giving him the status of a prisoner of war or not, yet to be taken. Which convention is applicable to the arrested pilot will be decided in a day or two, the spokesman said.
Talking on Pakistan’s attending the OIC meeting, the spokesman clarified that if Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will attend, Pakistan’s Foreign Minister will not attend the meeting.
The spokesman said that both the countries have been in touch with the world community over the situation. Pakistan has clarified its position with the countries which talked about the allegations of terrorism.
“If there was an issue of terrorism, still India have no right to violate the border. If any legal justification being given for it then Pakistan could also do so,” the spokesman said.
He said Pakistan has already initiated action against terrorists under its National Action Plan.