Today defence minister Manohar Parrikar called terrorism the “foremost challenge” for the ASEAN member-countries, further mentioning that there is a necessity to delegitimise it as an instrument of state policy. Recently, after successful surgical strike strategy of India, the SAARC Summit to be held in Pakistan was cancelled. Now India is making efforts towards cornering Pakistan in ASEAN countries. If this happens it will be a hard strike on Pakistan.
Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar declared in Lucknow that if required another surgical strike operation will be