Posts Tagged ‘Pakistan’

Pakistan to downgrade diplomatic relations, suspend bilateral trade with India

Pakistan vowed to take the Kashmir issue to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), while Prime Minister, Imran Khan, told the Pakistani military to “continue vigilance.” He was chairing a National Security Committee meeting, where it was also decided to review all ‘bilateral arrangements’. Islamabad also announced that India’s envoy to Pakistan, Ajay Bisaria, will be expelled […]

Pakistan’s army ‘to go to any extent’ to support Kashmir

Pakistan’s army chief says the country’s military will “go to any extent” to support people in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, after New Delhi’s decision to strip the restive Muslim-majority region of its autonomous status. Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed support for the people of Kashmir after a meeting with top […]

Pakistan will use ‘all possible options’ to counter revocation of Kashmir autonomy by India – FM

On Monday, Indian President Ram Nath Kovind signed a decree effectively abolishing the special status of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) state, which forms the part of Kashmir administered by India. Among other changes, this will allow people from the rest of India to settle and own property there. Pakistan, which considers the whole of Kashmir […]

Pakistan-Russia Relations and Regional Connectivity

       By Sajjad Shaukat for Veterans Today Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan went on a three-day visit to the US where he met American President Donald Trump on July 22, this year to reset the relations between the two countries. Talking to Prime Minister Khan, President Trump offered to mediate in the Kashmir dispute between nuclear-armed […]

VP Ebtekar meets with Pakistan’s amb. to Tehran

MNA –Massoumeh Ebtekar, the Vice President for Women and Family Affairs met and held talks with the Pakistani Ambassador to Iran Riffat Masood on the expansion of cooperation among women and the exchange of experiences between the two countries. Referring to the importance of language, religion and collaborations, the Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs […]

Destabilizing Pakistan: The Bookending of Washington’s Shady China Policy

Jockeying for Position: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hoping to win the cooperation of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan (Image Source: South Asian Voices) Tony Cartalucci 21st Century Wire Much is being said of US activities aimed at China. Recent protests in Hong Kong together with a US-led propaganda campaign aimed at Beijing’s attempts […]

Washington greenlights military sales to Pakistan & India, months after air skirmish

The sale to Pakistan will require the deployment of some 60 contractor representatives, who will “provide 24/7 end-use monitoring” for the country’s US-made fleet of fighter jets, the Pentagon’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a statement on Friday. The package will service the Lockheed Martin F-16s delivered to Pakistan as part of the […]

Destabilizing Pakistan: Bookending Washington’s China Policy

Much is being said of US activities aimed at China. Recent protests in Hong Kong together with a US-led propaganda campaign aimed at Beijing’s attempts to quell a growing terrorist threat in Xinjiang are aimed at pressuring the nation to fall back into line within Washington’s enduring unipolar international order. The latter of these two […]

‘You’ll get a bloodier nose next time’: India issues warning to Pakistan on Kashmir war anniversary

The Kargil War of 1999 was the last time the two nuclear-armed neighbors engaged in large-scale conventional warfare in disputed Kashmir. It ended with India repelling a clandestine invasion by Islamabad in the region. The hostilities originated in early May, 1999, after troops and paramilitaries from Pakistan moved beyond the Line of Control (LoC) and […]

With Pakistan’s Prime Minister at His Side, Trump Threatens to Wipe Afghanistan “Off the Face of the Earth”

US President Donald Trump threatened to “kill 10 million” Afghans in “a week” so as to win a quick victory in America’s longest war, at a joint White House press conference Monday with Imran Khan, Pakistan’s prime minister. The US Commander-in-Chief cavalierly boasted that he could wipe Afghanistan “off the face of the Earth” if […]

India rejects Trump’s claim of request for mediation with Pakistan

India says it has not asked US President Donald Trump to mediate between New Delhi and Islamabad, rejecting an opposite claim by the American president. Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyan Jaishankar told a parliament session in New Delhi on Tuesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had not sought any help from Trump over Kashmir. “The […]

Trump-Khan meeting: What does US want from Pakistan & will Islamabad kowtow to pressure?

By all accounts, Khan’s recent visit to the United States has been a blinding success. The trip started with an official snub from the Trump administration, with Khan arriving over the weekend at a non-existent meet and greet before boarding an ordinary airport shuttle (even I don’t use those). According to Pakistani media, there was […]

‘Victory for Pakistan’: Country’s PM, FM vow to stay the course on Indian ‘spy’ execution

“Appreciate ICJ’s decision not to acquit, release & return Commander Kulbhushan Jadhav to India,” Khan tweeted on Wednesday evening. “He is guilty of crimes against the people of Pakistan. Pakistan shall proceed further as per law.” Appreciate ICJ’s decision not to acquit, release & return Commander Kulbhushan Jadhav to India. He is guilty of crimes […]

Reopening of Pakistan’s Airspace: A Bad Omen for India? Implications for Iran and Afghanistan

The reopening of Pakistani airspace to civil aviation was timed to coincide with PM Khan’s upcoming trip to the US, which is an extremely bad omen for India because it suggests that the resumption of its Afghan air corridor across Pakistani territory might be compensation for the US lifting its sanctions waiver on Chabahar in […]

Iran, Pakistan to expand scientific coop.

MNA –Iran’s Minister of Science, Research and Technology meet with Pakistan’s Ministry of Science and Technology on Tuesday in Isfahan. Iranian Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mansour Gholami met and held talks with Pakistan’s Ministry of Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on the sideline of the 4th meeting of Board of Trustees members […]

The Russia-Pakistan Strategic Partnership. Russia’s Return to South Asia

youtube twitter facebook rss Source Article from https://www.globalresearch.ca/russian-pakistani-strategic-partnership-entered-new-phase/5683084 Related Posts “New Detente” Between Russia and The West? Impacts on the Russia-China Strategic Partnership Macron’s Mediation The dynamics of the New Cold War might undergo a dramatic transformation if Syrian Army Enters Strategic Town in Idlib after 5 Years By Staff, Agencies The Syrian Army forces […]

Pakistan’s Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan slams Imran Khan govt. economic policies

Muhammad Toori Press TV, Karachi Protesters in the Pakistani city of Karachi have marched against the government’s economic policies amid rising inflation and unemployment in the country’s economic hum. The protesters, mostly supporters of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, also slammed the conditions imposed by the International Monetary Fund for its loan.  Source Article from http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2019/07/01/599879/Pakistans-JamaateIslami-Pakistan-slams-Imran-Khan-govt-economic-policies […]

‘World Cup for India, Tea Cup for Pakistan’: Indian fans troll rivals after crushing cricket victory

The wave of jubilation swept across Indian social media as the national men’s cricket team scored an impressive win over arch-rival Pakistan on Sunday. The victory at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester, Britain had coincided with Father’s Day in India, which added to the celebrations. Fans hailed the players’ performance, reserving extra praise […]

Putin at SCO Summit: Pakistan Is Integral to the Eurasian Future

The Eurasian future that President Putin articulated during his keynote speech at the SCO is made possible by Pakistan’s leading role in this vision. President Putin’s keynote speech at the SCO was brief but concise, laying out Russia’s envisioned future for Eurasia during its new year-long presidency of the organization. His address comprised two main parts, with […]

Pakistan eyes Russian weapons… and here’s what Moscow has in store

For at least several decades, Pakistan’s military has relied on Western and Chinese vendors when upgrading or expanding their arsenals. Now, times are about to change as the South Asian country is looking at Russian-made weapons systems and is keen on building military-to-military ties with Moscow. “Previously, Pakistan was tied to the US, and, as […]

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