ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday rejected the declaration of BRICS summit and insisted that it has no protected terrorist protected havens.
“we reject BRICS declaration. There aren’t any protected terrorist protected havens in Pakistan,” stated Defence Minister Khurram Dastagir hours after Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa referred to as for “finish to violence in Afghanistan in a joint declration.
“We, on this regard, categorical fear over the safety state of affairs within the area and violence brought about by the Taliban, (Islamic State)…, Al-Qaeda and its associates together with Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, the Haqqani community, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Muhammad, TTP and Hizb-ut-Tehrir,” the declaration read, with out alluding to Pakistan.
“Most of Haqqani Network terrorists are killed in Afghanistan, and many of the [terrorist] assaults in Pakistan are traced again to Afghanistan. This is the evidence that Afghanistan is the protected haven of terrorists,” he stated.
Meanwhile, the minister spoke at a gathering of the Defence Standing Committee, ruling out risk of any risk of overseas aggression.
He stated Pakistan’s floor, aerial borders and maritime obstacles are being strictly safe.
Commenting on Donald Trump’s announcement of US coverage towards South Asia, he stated unnecessarily alarm bells have been being set ringing after US president’s observation. “People will have to now not be scared, and political leaders will have to additionally steer clear of giving emotional remarks.
He lamented that global group failed to recognize Pakistan’s anti-terrorism operations.
When requested to touch upon disaster in Myanmar, he stated “We are reviewing factor of Rohingya and can quickly announce our coverage”.