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Nawaz Sharif: World ignores south Asia tension at its peril

Nawaz Sharif will face investigators on Thursday

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif accused nuclear-armed rival India on Wednesday (September 21) of putting unacceptable conditions on dialogue and said the world would ignore rising tension in south Asia at its peril. Sharif told the annual United Nations General Assembly Pakistan could not ignore India’s “unprecedented” arms build-up and would “take whatever measures are necessary to maintain credible deterrence”. India has accused Pakistan of being behind a deadly attack on an army base in the disputed Kashmir region on Sunday (September 18) in which 18 soldiers were killed. It said it had the right to respond when and where…

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