Pakistan accuses India of violating treaty on missile tests

Last Updated on March 15, 2024 8:01 am

Pakistan has accused India of violating the agreement on missile tests. Pakistan’s foreign ministry spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch made this accusation in a weekly address on Thursday. News from The Express Tribune.

He said, ‘Pakistan has taken note of India’s missile test on March 11. India has not followed the three-day timeline stipulated in Article 2 of the Treaty on Advance Notification of Ballistic Missile Tests, even though it was notified in advance of the missile test.
It should be noted that India conducted the first successful flight test of a ballistic missile named Agni-5 on March 11. The flight test of India’s MIRV technology under the name of Mission Divyastra in Odisha. APJ is operated from Abdul Kalam Island by India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO).

Under an agreement, Pakistan and India are obliged to give each other advance notice of any missile test. But Pakistan claimed that India violated this agreement during the missile test on March 11.

In her weekly address to India, Mumtaz Zahra said, ‘The agreement on advance notice must be followed letter by letter. ‘

India has been developing medium and long-range missile systems since the 1990s as its strategic rivalry with China escalates.

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