Prime Minister Imran Khan Interview With Washington Post
Prime Minister Imran Khan said he aims to make Pakistan an equitable, just society and would never want Pakistan to have a relationship with any country where it is treated like a hired gun.
In a wide-ranging interview with the Washington post, which was his first with a foreign news outlet since assuming power in august, the prime minister dwelt at length about Pakistan-US relationship, afghan conflict, Pakistan's ties with India as well his government's efforts to fix the ailing economy.
He dispelled the impression that he indulged in a twitter war with the U.S. President Donald Trump and just wanted to put the record straight against the backdrop of sacrifices and economic losses suffered by Pakistan after joining the U.S. Led war on terror.
He also referred to the Pakistan support to the U.S.-led afghan war in the late 1970s and 1980s and said Washington washed off its hands after soviet withdrawal leaving Pakistan to tackle with the militant groups and millions of Afghan refugees on its own.
Responding to a question, the prime minister said there are no Taliban sanctuaries in Pakistan but it has been hosting tens of thousands of refugees on its own.
The Prime Minister reiterated his stance that Pakistan would no longer be fighting others wars on its soil.
He said Pakistan has high stakes in restoration of peace in Afghanistan and it would anything possible in this regard.