Ex-prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan revealed that Former Army Chief General (retd) Qamar Javed Bajwa asked him to Condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
In his Video Message, the ex-Premier said: “I talked to Russian President Vladimir Putin about procurement of oil at cheaper rates but when I returned to Pakistan, then chief of army staff asked me to condemn Russia’s attack on Ukraine.”
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In his address via video link Imran Khan who was removed from power via no-confidence in April last year — said when he advised Bajwa to stay “neutral” like India in the matter but after a few days the ex-army chief himself started condemning Russia without letting me know.
Former Prime Minister Imran Khan further said that India occupied Kashmir is a unilateral issue, there was no response from Kashmir from Western countries, we were asked to take a position in the Ukraine-Russia conflict but we decided to remain neutral.
“A grade-22 officer made a foreign policy statement during a seminar in order to please the US,” the Ex-prime minister said. He went on to say that the country would have to face the consequences when decisions were made to please USA Washington.
In a bid to plea the United States, 80,000 people got killed in the war on terror, he added.
While taking Jibe at the PDM government and the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the PTI leader said that as per the Constitution, the polls must be held within 90 days after the dissolution of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assemblies but “these people are making new excuses”.
It is pertinent to mention here that Imran Khan, earlier today, decided to launch a save the Constitution drive [Aain Bachao Tehreek] if elections are not held within 90 days.
No US conspiracy
On 10th February Former Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan said that there is no US Conspiracy for the ouster of his Government.
Imran Khan said that the ex-army chief had accepted that he was behind the “regime change” move that led to his government’s removal.
Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Imran Khan said that the US is a superpower and our biggest trading partner, it is clear from the things that are coming out that the US had no hand in expelling me, the plan to ouster him as PM was exported from here to the US. Pakistan has good relations with America in the interest of the people.
Earlier Imran Khan blamed the United States for his ouster, later he starts blaming the ex-army chief, and then he also alleged that Punjab caretaker Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi was also involved in the “regime change” operation.
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