Basit said that as India and the US are fostering their strategic partnership, Pakistan, obviously, has a strategic partnership with China.
Senior leader Farooq Abdullah pitches for India-Pakistan dialogues leading to Jammu and Kashmir-specific CBMs
The India-Pakistan dialogue process, according to Abdullah, would benefit people of J&K the most.
The Pakistan Foreign Office said that India was in no position to pontificate on 'standards' for other countries and called upon its neighbour to refrain from its smear propaganda campaign.
MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that Pakistan should focus on setting its own house in order and take credible and verifiable action against terrorism emanating from its soil.
Drones will be used more in all sorts of combat, increases challenges, says Army Chief after Jammu attack
Gen MM Naravane also said that all troops sensitised to this evolving threat of drone attack and Army has put in place certain measures.
The militaries of India and Pakistan, in a surprise announcement on February 25, said that they have agreed to strictly observe all agreements on ceasefire.
UN General Assembly President encourages India, Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue through 'peaceful means'
India has categorically told the international community that its move on Kashmir is an internal matter.
India has told Pakistan that it desires normal neighbourly relations with Islamabad in an environment free of terror, hostility and violence.
India on Friday declined to comment on Pakistan's flip-flop on plans to go for limited imports of sugar and cotton from the country.
Ties between India and Pakistan nose-dived after a terror attack on the Pathankot Air Force base in 2016 by terror groups based in Pakistan.
India and Pakistan and other members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation will also hold a joint anti-terrorism exercise this year.