Islamabad: Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday expressed his country’s desire to have tension-free relations with India.
Addressing a flag hoisting ceremony to mark the Independence Day celebrations here, Hussain regretted what he said were “acts of aggression” by India.
He said Pakistan desired peaceful coexistence with India and all other neighbouring countries but any “threat to its security will be thwarted”, reports Xinhua.
Hussain’s remarks come amid tensions between India and Pakistan following cross-border shelling and firing on their Jammu and Kashmir border.
The national security advisers of Pakistan and India will meet in New Delhi later this month.