ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday supplied to analyze the Pulwama assault and act if India shares “actionable intelligence with Pakistan”.
In a video message to the nation, the prime minister responded to Indian allegations concerning Pakistan’s involvement within the assault which killed 44 Indian paramilitary troopers and mentioned he couldn’t reply earlier owing to the “vital go to of the Saudi crown prince”. Explaining that he didn’t wish to divert consideration from the go to, PM Imran mentioned, “I’m now responding to the Indian authorities.”
“India accused Pakistan with none proof and with out considering how this [attack] would profit us,” he said. “Would even a idiot think about sabotaging such an vital [Saudi investment] convention?” the prime minister requested.
PM Imran continued, “We have now been combating towards terrorism for the previous 15 years. How will Pakistan profit from such incidents?”
Stating, “I wish to ask India in the event that they wish to hold dwelling previously”, the premier mentioned, “We would like stability.”
The premier asserted, “I say it clearly it is a Naya Pakistan and a brand new mindset.”
Providing to probe the Pulwama assault, PM Imran mentioned, “Pakistan is able to examine the assault and act if India gives actionable intelligence. Not as a result of we’re underneath stress however as a result of it’s our coverage.”
“It’s not in our curiosity that our soil is just not used for finishing up assaults in different nations, nor do we would like outsiders to come back and perform terror assaults right here,” he added.
“We’re prepared for talks with India on terrorism,” he mentioned whereas including that “India talks about together with terrorism in dialogue with Pakistan”. “Terrorism is an enormous concern dealing with this area and we wish to remove it,” PM Imran asserted.
“Kashmiris will not be afraid of demise anymore. There have to be a purpose for that. Ought to there not be a dialogue in India on this?” he requested. “Which legislation on the planet permits everybody to grow to be a decide and jury?”
Questioning whether or not India “desires to resolve the difficulty by means of army”, PM Imran mentioned, “This has by no means been a profitable measure.”
The premier continued, “I’ve been listening to and seeing on Indian media that politicians there are calling for revenge from Pakistan. If India thinks it can assault Pakistan then we is not going to simply assume however retaliate.”
“It’s in a single’s arms to start out a battle however not in a single’s arms to finish it,” he careworn. “The Kashmir concern just like the Afghan concern might be resolved by means of talks,” he concluded.
The already bitter relations between India and Pakistan have worsened over the previous week as New Delhi piled blame on Islamabad for the Pulwama assault. Pakistan’s management has strongly refuted the allegations.
Some 44 Indian paramilitary personnel have been killed final week when an explosives-packed van rammed a convoy transporting 2,500 safety forces in Pulwama, within the deadliest assault in Indian-occupied Kashmir in 30 years.