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Gambhir voiced India’s firm resolve to protect all its Gambhir voiced India’s firm resolve to protect all itscitizens from all acts of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir. "We cannot and will not allow terrorism to prevail," shesaid. Gambhir reminded the UN that the trail of the most"horrifying" and "dastardly terror attack" of 9/11 led all theway to Abbottabad in Pakistan, where Al Qaeda leader Osama binLaden had been hiding for years and was killed by US forces. She also noted that the land of Taxila, one of thegreatest learning centres of ancient times, "is now host tothe Ivy League of terrorism" and attracts aspirants andapprentices from all over the world. "The effect of its toxic curriculum are felt across theglobe," she said, adding that it is ironical that a countrywhich has established itself as the global epicentre ofterrorism, is preaching human rights and talks about theostensible support for self-determination. She also told the UN General Assembly that shortly  before Pakistan gave its "hypocritical sermons" in the worldbody, its envoy in New Delhi was summoned in the context ofthe most recent of the terror attacks in Uri that claimed 18Indian lives. "That terrorist attack is part of a trail of continuousflow of terrorists trained and armed by our neighbour andtasked to carry out terrorist attacks in my country," shesaid. Sharif raised the Kashmir issue with almost every worldleader – including those from the US, the UK, Japan and Turkey- yesterday. He sought their intervention to resolvethe matter. PTI YASMRJ

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