The UK authorities stated on Wednesday that it’s investigating issues raised by the Pakistan Excessive Fee towards Afghan protesters who attacked the fee‘s workplace final week. A gaggle of Afghan protesters had thrown bottles of water and stones on the fee constructing, prompting them to complain to the authorities.
Talking to The Information and Geo, a police spokesperson stated: “We’re involved with the embassy and handle their issues straight. We’d not talk about security issues with individuals outdoors the diplomatic mission. ” Alternatively, a British authorities supply has confirmed that it acquired a grievance from the Excessive Commissioner of Pakistan detailing the occasions of Could 23.
A big group of individuals carrying Afghan flags and shouting slogans towards Pakistan had gathered in entrance of the Pakistani Excessive Commissioner in Knightsbridge and in addition in entrance of the Kuwaiti embassy, denouncing the Afghan peace course of. Footage from the day exhibits a number of protesters throwing objects on the Pakistan Excessive Fee facility, situated in Lowndes Sq..
The federal government spokesman, who spoke on situation of anonymity, instructed Geo Information that the safety of Pakistani diplomatic missions within the UK is of the utmost significance to UK authorities. The Information had despatched inquiries to Scotland Yard, International, Commonwealth & Growth Workplace and 10 Downing Avenue concerning the incident that left Pakistani diplomats in shock.
The federal government spokesman stated he’s involved with the Metropolitan Police Service concerning the Excessive Fee‘s issues. Pakistan’s Excessive Fee shared video footage of the injury with UK authorities, requesting safety preparations much like these granted to the Israeli and Indian embassies in London. These two embassies are sometimes visited by protesters and teams of rights activists for demonstrations.
The protest had been organized by a gaggle known as “The Watan”, which shares the postal handle with the Afghan embassy in London, at 31 Princes Gate, SW7. Group spokesperson Watan had confirmed that he was answerable for organizing the protest and has confirmed small group created a public order state of affairs by throwing bottles of water on the Pakistan Excessive Commissioner in direction of the top of the protest.