Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has clarified that the nation would “by no means” license any of its bases or utilization of its domain to the United States for any sort of activity inside Afghanistan.
Pakistani PM Imran Khan
Prime Minister Imran Khan straight forward rejected any proposal of allowing bases for US troops in an interview given to Jonathan Swan of HBO Axios, Dawn revealed.
The Prime Minister’s explanation came in the wake of being found out if Pakistan would permit the American government to have the CIA here in the nation to direct cross-line counterterrorism missions against Al-Qaeda, ISIS or the Taliban.
Pakistani FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi
Prior, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has precluded the chance of giving army installations to the United States for counterterrorism tasks in Afghanistan.
Taliban has appreciated the Pakistani government’s choice not to give its army installations to American powers after their withdrawal from Afghanistan.
“We appreciate the choice taken by Pakistani specialists not to give its bases to US powers”, Taliban representative Sohail Shaheen, disclosed to The Nation on telephone from Doha. The ambitions of US powers for having bases in Pakistan are unreasonable, and Pakistan reacted properly, Shaheen said.
The New York Times And Dawn
This comes in the midst of reports that the arrangements for the army installations in the district have arrived at a stalemate, for the time being, The New York Times detailed.
Dawn additionally revealed that the Foreign Minister had dismissed as unwarranted the reports with this impact and clarified that the public authority could never give army installations to the US, nor would permit drone assaults inside Pakistan.
Information Minister Choudhry Fawad Hussain
In bureau instructions, Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain likewise precluded the chance of any airbase of the US in the nation saying all such offices were under Pakistan’s utilization.
The US is in talks with Pakistan and other territorial nations for participation in future activities in the conflict-torn nation to keep a beware of hostility, according to The News International.