Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Pakistan host to world’s largest number of UN proscribed terrorists: India


United Nations, November 25: India has reminded Pakistan, the host to the world’s largest number of UN proscribed terrorists and entities, of Abbottabad, the garrison city where Al Qaeda terrorist Osama bin Laden hid for years and was killed, in a hard-hitting response as Islamabad’s UN envoy gave a dossier of lies to Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador TS Tirumurti on Tuesday tweeted that the dossier of lies presented by Pakistan enjoys zero credibility.
Concocting documents and peddling false narratives is not new to Pakistan, host to the world’s largest number of UN proscribed terrorists and entities. Remember Abbottabad! he said.
The Indian Ambassador’s tweet was in response to Islamabad’s UN envoy Munir Akram meeting Antonio Guterres to hand over the dossier from the Pakistan government that alleged India was “promoting terrorism”.
In his stinging tweet, Mr Tirumurti made a reference to the Pakistani garrison city of Abbottabad, where Osama bin Laden was hiding for years and was killed in an operation by the US Navy Seals in May, 2011.
Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Monday briefed top envoys of key nations, including the US, Russia, France and Japan on the planned terror attack by Pakistan-based terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Nagrota in Jammu which was foiled by security forces on November 19. (PTI)