Uri attack: Russia says no to military exercise with Pakistan

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New Delhi, Sep 20: A joint miltary exercise between Russia and Pakistan has been called offafter the Uri terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir.

The move is seen as diplomatic gain for India.

No military exercise with Pak: Russia

Russia on Monday condemned the terror attack on an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir and said it is "concerned about the fact that, according to New Delhi, the army base was attacked from Pakistani territory".

In a statement, Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the "criminal act" should be investigated properly and that "its organisers and perpetrators be held accountable.

Read More: Russia condemns Uri attack

"We strongly condemn the terrorist attack against an army base in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri in the early hours of September 18, which killed 17 and injured 30 service personnel. We offer our condolences to the families of the victims and wish a rapid recovery to all those injured," the statement said, according to the Russian Embassy in Delhi.

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