India summons Pak High Commissioner over continued cross-border terrorism

New Delhi: India today summoned Pakistan High Commissioner Md. Abdul Basit and asked him that what the efforts are taken by his country to tackle terrorism.

Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Tuesday summoned Abdul Basit and served him a “strong political step or initiative” over continued cross-border terrorism from Pakistan.

The External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted on his account, “Foreign Secretary Jaishankar called in Pak HC Basit today, and issued strong demarche on continuing cross border terrorism from Pakistan.”

He added, “Demarche made specific reference to LeT (Lashkar-e-Taiba) terrorist and Pak national Bahadur Ali who was apprehended recently.”