RISALPUR: Chairman Joint-Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mehmood Hayat on Thursday said that Indias annexation of Kashmir is a violation of international laws, adding that the occupied valley is Pakistan s jugular vein.

Addressing to the joint-passing out ceremony of 142 GD Pilot, 88th Aeronautical Engineering, 23rd E&SD and AD courses he said, Pakistan is a peaceful country but its desire of peace shouldnt be treated as its weakness.

We will defend our motherland till the last drop of our blood, he added.

India is promoting ethnic and religious difference in the country, he further added.

Pakistan is a responsible nuclear state and played an integral role in neutralizing the terrorist outfits, said CJCSC.

Kashmir issue should be resolved under the light of resolutions of the United Nations (UN), he concluded.