The Pakistani armed forces believe India is the only “external military threat” to the country and the situation is volatile because the two countries do not have any conflict resolution mechanism.
The military shared the “perceived threat” with members of the defence committee of the Senate or upper house of parliament when they visited the Joint Staff Headquarters on Thursday.
The committee, led by Senator Mushahid Hussain, was informed India had purchased weapons worth $100 billion over the past few years, 80% of which were “Pakistan-specific”, the Dawn newspaper reported on Friday.
“The Senate defence committee was told…that India was the only external military threat to Pakistan,” the report said.
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