External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj today addressed the 71st United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session and gave a stinging response to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's speech, in which he had focused on the Kashmir situation in an elaborate manner.
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We should adopt Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism to develop norms to prosecute terrorists: EAM Swaraj at UNGA— ANI (@ANI_news) September 26, 2016
The EAM also talked about Kashmir and said that it is an integral part of India and it will remain that way and that Pakistan should stop dreaming about taking it.
Kashmir is an integral part of India, and will be always. Aap (Pak)sapna dekhna chor dijiye: EAM Sushma Swaraj to Pakistan pic.twitter.com/aOhxQKayR7— ANI (@ANI_news) September 26, 2016
Slamming Pakistan, Swaraj indirectly blamed Pakistan and said that some countries are in a habit of sponsoring terrorism. She also slammed Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and said that those who live in glass houses don't throw stones at others.
Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones at others: EAM Sushma Swaraj on Nawaz Sharif's Kashmir rant at UNGA— ANI (@ANI_news) September 26, 2016
Aatankwaadiyon ko paalna kuch deshon ka shaunk ban gaya hai: EAM Sushma Swaraj in New York pic.twitter.com/g3Xk16aVly— ANI (@ANI_news) September 26, 2016
The External Affairs minister urged all the countries to come together to combat terrorism, since it was the biggest human rights violation.
We all have to come together to fight the scourge of terrorism, if some country is not willing then it must be isolated: EAM Sushma Swaraj— ANI (@ANI_news) September 26, 2016
We need to identify who gives shelter to the terrorists? How are they able to carry out such activities?. We need to uproot terrorism: EAM pic.twitter.com/7876vF9Gj4— ANI (@ANI_news) September 26, 2016
Who finances terror and terrorists? Same question was raised by Afghanistan on this very platform few days back : EAM Swaraj pic.twitter.com/5mTqQR3Ntb— ANI (@ANI_news) September 26, 2016
Speaking about terrorism, Swaraj said that terrorism is the biggest violation of human rights and that the terrorists take innocent lives for no reason.
Aatankwaad manavidhakaron ka sabse bada ulanghan hai, kyunki wo nirdosh logon ko maarta hai: EAM Swaraj pic.twitter.com/lDZkaJ6g7K— ANI (@ANI_news) September 26, 2016
A year has passed since I stood at this hallowed podium to address members of the international community,so much has changed since then:EAM pic.twitter.com/BMTeomDYTy— ANI (@ANI_news) September 26, 2016
I am very thankful to the UN for its tremendous support for International Yoga day: EAM Sushma Swaraj— ANI (@ANI_news) September 26, 2016