ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has said that India’s arms build-up far exceeds its defense needs and Pakistan will not remain oblivious to such developments.

In his weekly news briefing here on Thursday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr. Mohammad Faisal said Pakistan will take every step commensurate with the imperatives of its defence and security needs.

He said cooperation and not confrontation is the only way forward to peace and stability in the region and beyond.

The spokesperson said the promises of peace must be reciprocated by actions and not mere words to achieve the desired goal of peace.

He said there exists a clear difference between India`s declared policy and its actions on ground.