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'Nothing happening' on LoC: Musharraf
June 17, 2003 21:51 IST
Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday insisted that no terrorist activity was taking place across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir and alleged that India was 'continuously harping' on such statements to put his country on the 'defensive'.
"Nothing is happening on the LoC. Let us not be blackmailed by the Indian side and some of its leaders who continuously harp on such statements," he told reporters after a luncheon meeting with British Prime Minister Tony Blair in London.
Musharraf claimed 'there is no proof' of terrorist activity and it is just 'my word against theirs'.
India is "trying to prove to the world that Pakistan is responsible for every happening in Kashmir. Whatever is happening in Kashmir is only an indigenous movement," he claimed.
Stating that there were three forms of extremists - Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda network, elements of Afghanistan's toppled Taliban regime, and "our own religious extremists and militants," he said.
"We are acting against all three. We are meeting great success."
Musharraf arrived in London on the start of his four-nation tour that also takes him to France, Germany and US.
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