India has faced a setback at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) National Security Advisor meeting when participants in the online meeting rejected India’s security adviser Ajit Doval’s objection to Pakistan’s new political map and supported Pakistan’s position.
Dr Moeed Yousuf, Special Assistant to PM Imran Khan for National Security Division, attended the SCO National Security Advisor meeting via video link.
India faced mauling at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization‘s VideoLink National Security Advisors meeting when the participants agreed with Pakistan’s position, rejecting the objection of Indian envoy Ajit Doval.
Ajit Doval objected to the map of Pakistan in the background of Dr Moeed Yousuf in the meeting and said that the map includes Indian territories, on which Pakistan rejected the Indian claim as false.
The meeting was informed that Jammu and Kashmir is an internationally recognized dispute and according to international law, India has no right to declare Jammu and Kashmir as its territory.
Pakistan has said that India’s unilateral and illegal actions in occupied Kashmir are a serious violation of the UN Charter, Indian actions in occupied Kashmir are a violation of UN resolutions, the independent and impartial referendum should carry out under UN supervision.
The SCO agreed with Pakistan’s position. Special Assistant for National Security Moeed Yousuf maintained his position on the new political map of Pakistan. Pakistan’s position was not only accepted but also appreciated by the SCO.
Later, India’s National Security Adviser Ajit Doval walked out of the meeting and his seat remained empty.
Dr Moeed Yousuf, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan for the National Security Division, confirmed that Indian Security Adviser Ajit Doval had boycotted the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) National Security Advisor meeting.
He further said that India had complained to Russia three days ago that if a representative of Pakistan addressed the meeting, it should not have a new map.
Note that, on August 4, Prime Minister Imran Khan had unveiled the new political map of Pakistan in Islamabad and declared the day as one of the historic days of Pakistan.
— Prime Minister's Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) August 4, 2020