And then we are accused of not being willing to talk to Pakistan.
Referring to Qureshi's statement where he alleged India's involvement in the 2014 Peshawar school attack, the Indian diplomat said, "Among the most outrageous was the preposterous allegation relating to the horrific terror attack on a Peshawar school four years ago".
India on September 29 expressed deep sympathies to the people and government of Indonesia, and assured all help to the southeast Asian nation where a tsunami triggered by a strong natural disaster has killed almost 400 people.
She reminded the new Pakistan government under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, that there was an outpouring of sorrow and pain in India following the massacre of children in 2014.
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Calling for global action against terrorists and nations protecting them, she said, "Each year, for last five years, India has been arguing from this podium that lists are not enough to check terrorists and their protectors".
Responding to Pakistan's remarks on Kashmir, Gambhir said, "Let me make it clear to the new government of Pakistan that the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir is and will remain an integral part of India".
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Gambhir also questioned the freedom experienced by UN-designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed's in Pakistan as he continued to set up candidates for electoral office. Also, in the last session of the UNGA, Pakistan's former PM Abbasi had drawn the worldwide community's attention to the Human Rights Violations in the Kashmir Valley.
"Before preaching to the world, championing of human rights should begin at home", Akbaruddin added.
On the second challenge, Swaraj said, "The demon of terrorism now stalks the world, at a faster pace somewhere, a slower pace elsewhere, but life threatening everywhere."The foreign minister noted that in India's case, "terrorism is bred not in some faraway land, but across our border to the west", pointing a finger at Pakistan. India believes talks and terror can't go together". "What we heard was a new Pakistan cast in the mould of old". "Pakistan glorifies killers; it refuses to see the blood of innocents".
"Till today, that draft (CCIT) has remained a draft, because we can not agree on a common language".
She also called upon the world body to pass the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) to end Pakistan sponsored terrorism.
Even as the perpetrators of the 9/11 terror attacks in NY met their fate, Swaraj said the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack Hafiz Saeed still roams the streets of Pakistan with impunity.