Mirwaiz's phone conversation: Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale summons Pakistan High Commissioner

New Delhi, PTI | Updated : 30 January 2019, 11:38 PM
Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale
Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale

Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood was Wednesday summoned by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale in connection with Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's telephonic conversation with Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. Mahmood was conveyed that Pakistan Foreign Minister's action was a brazen attempt to subvert India's unity and to violate its sovereignty and territorial integrity, the External Affairs Ministry said.

"The High Commissioner of Pakistan was summoned by the Foreign Secretary tonight in connection with the telephone conversation initiated by the Foreign Minister of Pakistan with Mirwaiz Umar Farooq from the All Parties Hurriyat Conference," the MEA said.

It further said the "Foreign Secretary conveyed the Government of India's condemnation in the strongest terms of this latest brazen attempt by Pakistan to subvert India's unity and to violate our sovereignty and territorial integrity, by none other than the Pakistan Foreign Minister.

First Published: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 11:38 PM
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