Donald Trump says hopefully India-Pak tension coming to an end, India had been on high alert amid warnings of retaliation by Pak
“We have some reasonably decent news from India and Pakistan,”
“Hopefully that’ll be coming to an end,” the US President said in response to questions.
Also in a diplomatic win for India, the United States,
or UNSC to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist.
If the proposal in passed, Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed
which in turn would subject him to global travel ban, asset freeze and arms embargo.
Around 80 km from the Line of Control, in a pre-dawn strike on Tuesday.
An Indian Air Force pilot was also captured by Pakistan
After an air combat that marked the worst escalation between the neighbours in decades.
On Wednesday, New Delhi summoned the Pakistan envoy and lodged a strong protest over “unprovoked act of aggression by Pakistan”,
saying its jets had targeted military installations in India a day after Indian fighter jets crossed the Line of Control and carried out a strike at a major terror camp.
In various videos circulated by Pakistani accounts, the pilot was seen blindfolded and wounded, his arms tied behind his back, being interrogated.
The videos were taken off as Pakistan faced allegations of violating the Geneva Convention for prisoners
Later, a video showed the pilot sipping tea, saying that “officers of the Pakistani army have looked after me well”.
around 80 km from the Line of Control, in a pre-dawn strike on Tuesday.
New Delhi said it was a “non-military and pre-emptive” strike based on credible inputs that Jaish was training suicide bombers for more attacks in the country.
Over 40 soldiers were killed on February 14 when a Jaish-e-Mohammed suicide bomber attacked a security convoy
“We have some reasonably decent news from India and Pakistan,” says US President Donald Trump pic.twitter.com/u9Wz3PvpWi
— NDTV (@ndtv) February 28, 2019
Donald Trump did not elaborate.
Defence Minister @nsitharaman meeting three service chiefs for a review of the situation within the next hour: Sources
— Vishnu Som (@VishnuNDTV) February 28, 2019
“In response to the mounting tension due to the operations since 26 February between the Indian Air Force and the Pakistan Air Force, Japan strongly urges India and Pakistan to exercise restraint and stabilize the situation through dialogue,” Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said.
Indian Commercial Pilots Association: ICPA being a patriotic and responsible union would like to extend complete support and co-operation in all operations as the situation demands. We will support the government and the PMO in this fight against terrorism. pic.twitter.com/91SrDXuyi8
— ANI (@ANI) February 28, 2019
India Demands “Immediate, Safe Return” Of Air Force Pilot Captured By Pakistan.
The government on Wednesday said it expects the “immediate and safe return” of an Indian Air Force pilot captured by Pakistan after an air combat that marked the worst escalation between the neighbours in decades.
New Delhi summoned the Pakistan envoy and lodged a strong protest over what it called an “unprovoked act of aggression by Pakistan“, saying its jets had targeted military installations in India a day after Indian fighter jets crossed the Line of Control and carried out a strike at a major terror camp.