Pakistan Recalls Ambassador to Iran Following Fatal Missile Strike on Baluchistan

Pakistan has recalled its ambassador to Iran following a missile and drone attack by Iran on Pakistani territory, which reportedly killed two children. The Pakistani Foreign Ministry has described the incident as a “blatant breach” of the country’s sovereignty and a violation of international law. Former Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar commented on the situation, stating Pakistan’s response has been restrained, with the normalization of relations now depending on Iran’s actions. She emphasized that while Pakistan has the capability to respond militarily, it has chosen not to escalate the situation.

  • Pakistan has recalled its ambassador to Iran after a missile and drone strike on its territory.
  • Iran’s ambassador to Pakistan has been instructed not to return to Islamabad.
  • The strike targeted a militant group in the sparsely populated province of Baluchistan.
  • Iranian State media claim the strike was against Sunni militant group Jaish al-Adl.
  • Jaish al-Adl alleges the strike hit militants’ homes, killing family members.
  • The Pakistani Foreign Ministry reports two children were killed in the attack.
  • The attack has been condemned as an unprovoked violation of Pakistan’s airspace and sovereignty.
  • Former Foreign Minister Khar expresses that Pakistan’s restrained reaction is appropriate and military retaliation is not the only response.
  • Iran’s recent strikes in Iraq and Syria suggest a broader show of force against perceived threats.
  • Normalization of relations between Pakistan and Iran now depends on Iran’s forthcoming actions, according to Khar.
  • Despite restraint, Khar warns that Pakistan’s patience is not infinite and expects Iran to conduct a deep introspection of its actions.

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