Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said if India initiated any aggression, Pakistan is ready and fully capable to thwart any such attempt. In an interview, he said India wanted to divert world attention from Kashmir issue by creating undue tension with Pakistan. He said the independence movement in occupied Kashmir had intensified after the martyrdom of freedom fighter Burhan Wani. Khawaja Asif said freedom movement in occupied Kashmir is gaining momentum with every passing day. He said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vigorously pleaded the case of Kashmir at the United Nations general assembly. The minister said India had been causing loss to residents of Pakistan at the border areas by targeting animals and infrastructure resulting people to migrate. He said Pakistan is a peace loving country it considered durable peace in the region for achieving sustainable development goals.