Russia Backs India on Surgical Strikes. The United States has strongly objected to threats of nuclear warfare made by Pakistan against India and has conveyed its displeasure to that country in this regard.
The United States slammed Pakistan and has strongly objected to the threats of nuclear warfare made by Pakistan against India.
A senior State Department official said in a statement, “We made that (American objection on nuclear threat) clear to them (Pakistan). Repeatedly…It is very concerning. It is a serious thing”. He added, “The safety of these weapons is always a concern for us. So we are always monitoring it, regardless of what they said on this particular occasion”.
On the other hand, Russia Backs India and told Pakistan to take effective steps to stop the activities of the terrorist group in its territory. Russia also urged both the countries (India and Pakistan) to settle their disputes through negotiation.
In a statement, Russia said, “We are concerned with the aggravation lately of the situation along the line of control between India and Pakistan…We are calling on the parties not to allow an escalation of tension and to settle the existing problems by political and diplomatic means through negotiations. We stand for a decisive struggle against terrorism in all its manifestations”. It added, “We expect that the Government of Pakistan should take effective steps in order to stop the activities of terrorist groups in the territory of the country”.
Statements from both The US and Russia came amid the escalated tensions between India and Pakistan after the Indian Army carried out surgical strikes across the LoC.