India has slammed Pakistan on Friday, over its comment made on New Delhi that it has no role to play in Afghanistan peace effort, saying Pakistan cannot decide on behalf on any independent or sovereign country and further teach them foreign policy process.
According to Times Of India news reports, spokesperson for the ministry of external affairs Raveesh Kumar hits out at Islamabad and said it not Pakistan’s responsibility to decide what role do the other countries have in regional or global affairs.
The spokesperson said, “Pakistan also cannot decide on behalf of an independent and sovereign country Afghanistan and dictate them as to how to conduct their foreign policy.”
Pakistan foreign office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal has on Thursday said, India has played no big role in Afghanistan peace process, in fact, Islamabad played a huge role by arranging the Taliban and the United States to come under a table and find a peaceful solution to end the 17-year-old war in Afghan.
Hitting out at Islamabad, Kumar said, “Pakistan should first and foremost introspect its own role and responsibility in the precarious situation in Afghanistan; put an end to all kind of support to cross border terrorism from territories under Pakistan’s control, and join international efforts to bring inclusive peace to Afghanistan.”
India has been a key stakeholder in the peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan and has committed aid worth $3 billion to the war-ravaged country.