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Pakistan wants to present an 'alarming picture', says External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi Aug 09, 2019, 04.14 PM (IST)

It's time for Pakistan to accept the reality and stop interfering in the internal affairs of other countries, said Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on Friday. 

Responding to questions on Pakistan downgrading ties with India, Kumar slammed Pakistan for its unilateral actions Samjhauta and Thar trains. ''Actions taken by Pakistan are unilateral and has been done without consulting India. We've urged them to reconsider their decision. Our sense is that whatever is being done is to present an alarming picture of bilateral relationship''.

Kumar said Article 370 is India's internal matter.

Clearing the air on Pakistan's airspace being partially shut, he said airspace is not closed, only re-routing has been done. Airspace is operational, he added.

On Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan, he said, he (Ajay Bisaria) is not in Delhi. 

''We have requested Pakistan for review of their decision. The timing of his return will be determined later,'' he added.