Posts tagged as Pakistan

Russia, India, Pakistan: “a love triangle”

By Adomas Abromaitis on Thursday, December 5, 2019

Russia is playing its political “chess games” not only with the U.S. and Europe. It also wants to play prominent role in South Asia, where Russia has its strategic interests either. In early November, the Pakistani newspaper The Express Tribune reported on Islamabad’s decision to repay Moscow debt. On December, 2 Russia and Pakistan signed an agreement on settlement of mutual financial claims and commitments on operations of the former…

Pakistan considering returning captured Indian pilot, as Trump hints at de-escalation

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Pakistan said on Thursday that it was considering returning a captured Indian pilot, as U.S. President Donald Trump said American mediation was helping to defuse a crisis between the two nuclear powers a day after both downed enemy jets. The pilot, identified by Islamabad as Wing Commander Abhi Nandan, became the human face of the latest flare-up following the release of videos showing him being captured and later held in…

Warfare between nuclear powers. Pakistan downs Indian warplanes

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

As tension rises in Southern Asia between regional, nuclear-armed powers Pakistan and India, two warplanes have been shot down by Pakistan on Wednesday in response to Indian air strikes on its territory. Canadian-British news agency Reuters reports, that Pakistani officials said that its military also conducted air strikes. Both countries have carried out airstrikes this week, the first time in history that two nuclear armed powers have done so, while…

Pakistan urges U.N. to intervene over Kashmir tension with India

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Pakistan’s foreign minister appealed to the U.N. Secretary General on Tuesday to help ease tension with India that has escalated sharply following a suicide bomb attack in the Indian part of disputed Kashmir, that India blamed on Pakistan. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, facing an election by May, has warned Pakistan to expect a “strong response” to the bombing claimed by a Pakistan-linked militant group, raising fears of conflict between…

Pakistan Disputes US State Department’s Statement on Pompeo-Khan Conversation

Saturday, August 25, 2018

While the US State Department claimed that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asked Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to take decisive action against terrorists operating in Pakistan, Pakistan has denied that terrorism was discussed in a recent telephone conversation between the two leaders. New Delhi: Pakistan has rejected as “factually incorrect” a statement issued by the US State Department concerning a telephone conversation between Prime Minister Imran Khan and US…

The Baltic suicide: How Washington recruits the guerrillas

By Lukas Ramonas on Monday, August 13, 2018

All of us are witnesses of US Special Operations Forces (SOF) continued activity in the Baltic region. This fact is demonstrated by the participation of the V-22 Osprey convertoplanes in the military exercises, which take place in the Baltic countries regularly. The US SOF staff are studying the Baltic battlefield diligently – this is how NATO considers the territory of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. It`s necessary to mention that the…

India and Pakistan tensions reach diplomatic PEAK in FURIOUS STAND OFF at UN meeting

By Andy Anderson on Friday, May 11, 2018

PAKISTAN raised tensions with India at a UN General Assembly session in New York after a Pakistani official made reference to the issue of the Kashmir conflict, which India rejected as being irrelevant to the work of the committee. Masood Anwar, Pakistan’s Permanent Mission to the UN, said: “The world we live today is marred with conflict and strife while we maintain unity in fighting terrorism and extremism. “Countering the…