ISLAMABAD: Kashmir issue is the major cause of tension between India and Pakistan, the Pakistan Armys media wing chief has said.
Director-General of Inter-Services Public Relations Lt.Gen. Asim Bajwa in an interview with Deutsche Welle Urdu on Wednesday said the major cause of tension between India and Pakistan is the long-standing issue of Kashmir and that India poses a threat to Pakistan.
The Lt. General said that the developments were being made on diplomatic and political forums to engage India.
But as a military spokesperson, I would like to say that India poses a threat to Pakistan and so our entire defence mechanism in India-specific, Bajwa said.
The armys spokesperson said if only India is inducted in the Nuclear Suppliers Group, it will be a cause of disturbance of the strategic stability in the region, besides being a step towards discrimination.
Pakistan has steadfastly opposed Indias membership of the NSG, and has sought to become a member itself.
In a rare interview, Bajwa added, The world had abandoned Pakistan to handle and face the terrorists in the region alone, and Pakistan has completed the task.
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