In an unique interview with Fareed Fareed Zakaria for CNN, the premier talked about Pakistan’s diplomatic relations with the brand new Taliban authorities in Afghanistan, the present state of the conflict on terror, and different points.
PM stated that ultimately, the Taliban should be recognised by the world as it’s in regards to the well-being and way forward for about 40 million Afghans.
“Forty million folks in Afghanistan are in dire straits due to the continuing scenario within the nation,” the premier stated, including that the folks of the US ought to perceive that disliking the Taliban authorities is one factor however fascinated about the welfare of the Afghans is one other as they’re dealing with “excessive difficulties.”
“Afghanistan is on the verge of experiencing the worst humanitarian disaster,” PM Imran Khan stated. “Contemplating the circumstances, is there some other various to the Taliban in Afghanistan? No, there is not.”
The premier questioned how wouldn’t it be useful for the folks of Afghanistan if the Taliban authorities is overthrown.
“Subsequently, the one various we have now is to work with the Taliban authorities [for the sake of the Afghans] as a result of turning the Taliban away would solely result in chaos within the nation,” PM Imran Khan reiterated.
Answering a query, the PM stated that Pakistan already has three million Afghan refugees so the nation doesn’t have the capability to simply accept extra.
“The Afghan persons are being severely affected by the non-recognition of the Taliban authorities and the freezing of their banking system,” the premier stated.
He went on to say that the US’ Battle on Terror (WoT) backfired and elevated the variety of terrorists worldwide, including that due to the conflict, there had been intensive casualties in Pakistan as greater than 80,000 Pakistani residents misplaced their lives in the course of the conflict.
“Pakistan needed to bear the brunt of the conflict in Afghanistan by witnessing quite a few suicide assaults,” he stated. “The US should rethink its coverage on finishing up drone assaults.”