India has said that the international community should isolate Pakistan for sponsoring terrorism.
India yesterday exercised its Right of Reply to the statement by Pakistan at the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament. In its reply, India said that Pakistan's Prime Minister had admitted to nearly 40 thousand militants on its soil. India said Pakistan's aggressions against Jammu and Kashmir in 1965, 1971, 1999, attack on Mumbai and Parliament, Uri, and Pulwama show Pakistan's State-sponsored policy of terrorism as evident in the inaction against likes of Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar and Ehsanullah Ehsan.
India stated that Jammu and Kashmir has been and will remain an integral part of India. It called upon Pakistan to end cross-border terrorism.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla led an Indian Parliamentary Delegation to the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament. The two-day long virtual event was organized jointly by Geneva headquartered Inter-Parliamentary Union and the Parliament of Austria with the assistance of the United Nations. (With inputs from AIR)