New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday addressed the Nationwide Meeting of the nation the place he spoke on wide-range of points together with relationship with United States and India.
Whereas addressing the meeting, Khan asserted that Pakistan could possibly be companions with the US in peace, however not in battle. He even criticised insurance policies made by earlier governments which he stated has led to Pakistan becoming a member of the US conflict on terror in Afghanistan.
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Khan even stated that as a Pakistani, he had by no means felt extra ‘insulted’ than when Pakistan determined to hitch America’s conflict on terror in Afghanistan.
The Pakistan premier additional drew a transparent line for future cooperation with the US, which he stated can be primarily based on cooperation in contrast to the Pakistan-US partnership within the conflict on terror after 9/11 that resulted in extreme blowback in Pakistan.
“Once we gave so many companies, did they (the US) reward us or acknowledge our sacrifices? As a substitute, they referred to as us a hypocrite and blamed us. As a substitute of appreciating us, Pakistan was bad-mouthed,” he stated.
“What they (US) stated, we stored doing,” the prime minister stated, hitting out at former PM Pervez Musharraf saying that the previous navy dictator has admitted in his ebook ‘Within the Line of Fireplace: A Memoir’ that he took cash and despatched “our personal” individuals to Guantanamo Bay.
“Does any nation get entangled in one other’s conflict and lose 70,000 lives?” he requested.
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Imran Khan On India
As soon as once more lamenting about India’s resolution to abrogate Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir, Khan reiterated that Pakistan wouldn’t restore diplomatic ties with India till New Delhi revokes its resolution of scrapping the particular standing of the valley.
“I wish to make it clear that diplomatic relations is not going to be restored with India till it rescinds the unlawful steps of fifth August 2019,” Khan stated whereas addressing the Nationwide Meeting.
Whereas Pakistan had downgraded ties with India and suspended commerce, India has maintained that the difficulty associated to Article 370 of the Indian Structure was completely an inner matter of the nation.