Burhan Wani’s martyrdom gave momentum to Kashmiris’ struggle, says Kh Asif

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - FEBRUARY 16: Pakistani Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif speaks to media in Islamabad, Pakistan, on February 16, 2015. (Photo by Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif says Kashmiris ‘ struggle to rid of Indian occupation has received new momentum after the martyrdom of Burhan Wani.

In an interview, he said New Delhi will not succeed in strangulating the voice of Kashmiris through coercive means.

He said Pakistan will ensure its security at all costs and is fully capable to respond to any subversive activity from any quarter.

To a question, he said peace in Pakistan is linked to stability in Afghanistan.

He said Pakistan attaches great importance with Russia and China. He said he will soon visit Moscow to further strengthen these relations.