FO denies existence of IS militants in Pakistan

Dunya News

FO's statement came amidst certain speculations that the CTD has claimed of operation against IS

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Mohammad Faisal on Thursday, in a weekly media briefing, categorically rejected existence of Islamic State (IS) militants in Pakistan.

Regarding certain speculations on the media after the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) officials’ earlier claim that they had conducted the operation against “Daesh” or IS militants near Sahiwal, the FO said that the provincial government of Punjab could better inform on the matter.

He further stated that there has been no alteration in foreign policy as far as Israel is concerned.