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Khan asks govt to withdraw from US war on terror

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has urged the PPP-led coalition government to immediately disengage itself from the US-led war on terror saying that it has never been the Pakistan’s war.
He expressed these views while talking to ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union, Lars-Gunnar Wigemark, who called on the PTI leader here on Monday.
“It is a war that we have been fighting for the sake of dollars that end up in a few people’s hands and it is being done at the cost of our sovereignty and national interests,” Khan added.
Khan said he had been a very vocal opponent of the so called war against terrorism stressing that there was no military solution to that problem.
He said an immediate ceasefire should be announced in the restive tribal region and that should be followed by the initiation of a dialogue with the militant groups.
Khan told the visiting EU delegation that the process of reconciliation could be expedited through the setting up of a “Truth and Reconciliation Commission”. He said such a commission could address all the nagging issues.
Khan said there was a need to win over the tribal people to “our side” instead of carrying out bombing on them.
“Pakistan is being ruled by a corrupt mafia that has been brought into power through the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO). They have their assets abroad, their children are there and their interests were out of this country,” Khan maintained.
Khan stressed that the European Union should ensure the holding of free and fair elections in Pakistan for which genuine electoral lists and an independent Election Commission were essential prerequisites. He warned that if the path to free and fair elections was impeded, there would be a bloodbath in the country. He expressed hope that PTI would sweep the next elections in and put the country on its way to progress.



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17 Comments

  1. atiqkhan said:

    i agree to imran khan and every educated muslim think so and world think so,this is only way to save pakistan from usa,,,,,,europe and all enymies,Allah hu Akbar

  2. grain2315 said:

    is there no other sane person in the political arena? or perhaps imran knows he cannot win anything anyway so he says what the obvious truth is??

  3. J Raza Pḱ said:

    – I agree, and let suppose IF its our war then US must stay out of it… Let us handle this war ourself and stop telling us how we should deal with them… Drone are not the solution, we must negotiate…

  4. Fiya Mirza said:

    yes i am agree..this is not our war because from last ten years we are paying more then any other country…but our sacrifices matter no where…no one is going to take this responsibilty of large massacre and brutality on pakistani’s…then we should let it happen . it is the right move .

  5. Goga Awan said:

    yes Pakistan should be get disentangle from prolong war our sovereigns must give emphasis on eternal matter, we are sicked of this war Pakistani people want adjuration.

  6. Nawaz Sharif said:

    i agree. Although its easy to say this as compared to actually doing it.

  7. Tariq hussain said:

    Forget former President musharaf, Forget PM Gilani,definatley Forget Zardari and the Bhutto’s, Forget former PM Sharif..IMRAN KHAN is the need of the hour and day. He alone can look into the eyes of USA officials and tell them the way it is.Imran khan is future,the one who can give Pakistan a dignified face and stature.Pakistan Zindabad.

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