After Pakistan's Failed Incursion To Attack India, MEA Summons Pakistan's Deputy Envoy

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Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner Syed Haider Shah has been summoned by the Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday. As per sources the MEA is sending a stern warning to Pakistan, as Pakistan has not communicated through proper channels about its claim of having in captivity a personnel of Indian Air Forces. 

Written By Apoorva Rao | Mumbai | Updated On:

The Ministry of External Affairs has summoned the Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner Syed Haider Shah on Wednesday.

As per sources the MEA is sending a stern warning to Pakistan, as Pakistan has not communicated through proper channels about its claim of having in captivity a personnel of Indian Air Forces. 

He has been summoned amidst high tension over the Pulwama terror attack and Pakistan's attempt to infiltrate into India which occured early on February 27. 

Pakistan had attempted to target India's military installations earlier on Wednesday in retaliation to the IAF's precision strike that decimated the Pakistani terror bases across the LoC on Tuesday.

While Indian Air Force thwarted the attempt during which they also shot down of one Pakistani aircraft, However, in the anti-Pak operation, one Indian MIG-21 was lost, with the pilot currently missing in action, as confimed by the MEA. 

Pakistan has claimed the pilot in its custody. 

READ | OFFICIAL STATEMENT: India Confirms It Shot Down One Pakistani F-16 Jet Which Unsuccessfully Attempted To Target India’s Military Bases, Says Still Locating One IAF Pilot

The summons comes amidst Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's statement where he said that "anything is possible" after Indian Forces struck at teror camps across LoC.

"The kind of things that we see... I remember when the Naval SEALs of United State took Osama Bin Laden from Abbottabad (Pakistan)... then can't we do the same? This used to be just an imagination, a desire, a frustration, a disappointment. But today this is possible," he said.

Earlier on Wednesday, in a big diplomatic win for India, Pakistan's all weather friend China called for Pakistan to stop its support of terror groups and use of them in geopolitical goals.

The joint statement of the 16th Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Russian Federation, the Republic of India and the People’s Republic of China said, "...the countries  stresses that terrorist groups cannot be supported and used in political and geopolitical goals."

READ | Big Diplomatic Win: China Tells Pakistan, 'terrorist Groups Cannot Be Supported And Used In Political And Geopolitical Goals'

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