New Delhi, Dec 21: Union External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday, Dec 21 addressed the media regarding the strained relations between India and Pakistan. Talking tough he asked that what more does Pak need from India, inspite the latter providing sufficient evidence of the terrorist links.
"India has provided enough evidence to Pakistan in terms of the terrorist links. We have evidences like the satellite phone conversations, which was intercepted. We also have Kasav's killing account of the entire Mumbai terror plan," he said. Pranab said that India needs three commitments from Pakistan's side. "We need three commitments from Pakistan.
-Firstly, they should keep the promise that their territory will not be used for terrorist activities.
-Secondly, given the evidences of the Pak link, they need to now pursue those evidences and take strict action against those responsible.
-Lastly, they need to arrest those involved in such terrorist activities and hand over all those who are enquired for investigations."
He accused of Pakistan of being in a denial mode and said that they took a complete U-turn in terms of Masood Azhar (Pakistan who claimed earlier that Azhar was there now says that Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief is not in their country). "What we want from Pakistan now is that they should take action and they must deliver results," Pranab said.
Sources say that amid this strained Indo-Pak relations, India is keeping all its option open, not ruling out a strike on Pakistan. A defence meet chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the national Capital did not ruled out the use of force.
OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)