Pakistan Peoples Birthday celebration (PPP) chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Thursday claimed that it’s false that Top Minister Imran Khan has taken a stand in opposition to america through refusing to permit it to arrange army bases in Pakistan.
“America had no longer made any request for the bases to the Pakistani executive,” he claimed.
Whilst addressing a public accumulating for the approaching Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) elections, Bilawal claimed that simplest PPP took a stand in opposition to Washington and closed the rustic’s army bases all the way through its tenure.
“You will have to had been listening to that america is probably not given bases and the high minister has taken a stand […] to let you know the reality, no person has even requested him, no person has made him a telephone name, no person has requested him for a base, he’s simply announcing it on his personal,” the PPP chief alleged.
Remaining month, Top Minister Imran Khan categorically said that Pakistan will “completely no longer” permit any bases and territory for use through america for centered counter-terrorism operations and strategic motion inside of Afghanistan.
“Completely no longer. There’s no means we’re going to permit any bases, any type of motion from Pakistani territory into Afghanistan. Completely no longer,” the high minister advised Axios in an interview on HBO.
The PPP Chairman said in his speech that the previous army dictator Basic Pervez Musharraf equipped those bases to america, including that “If lately they are nonetheless closed then as a result of whom? On account of the PPP”.
“And this power is simplest in a countrywide and democratic parliament, this puppet government does no longer have that power to do such giant issues,” he mentioned, relating to the PTI executive.