US finds pakistan helpful solely in Afghan peace course of: PM Khan
Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has made it clear that Pakistan won’t present airbases to the US (US) for strikes in Afghanistan.
Speaking to international journalists at his residence in Islamabad, PM Imran Khan mentioned Pakistan satisfied the Taliban for talks with the Afghan authorities and introduced them on the desk for negotiations, however the behaviour of Ashraf Ghani reveals that he’s not prepared for talks. “Looks as if Ghani is attempting to persuade the US for an additional intervention,” he mentioned. Pakistan is simply thought-about solely to be helpful within the context of the Afghan peace course of, because the US has made India its strategic companion, he added. “I feel that the People have determined that India is their strategic companion now, and I feel that’s why there’s a distinct method of treating Pakistan now,” Khan mentioned. A political settlement in Afghanistan was wanting troublesome beneath present situations, Khan mentioned and added that the US was attempting for a navy resolution of Afghanistan, however failed miserably. The premier mentioned Pakistan had “made it very clear” that it doesn’t need any American navy bases in Pakistan after US forces exit Afghanistan. US forces have continued to make use of airstrikes to assist Afghan forces towards Taliban advances, however it stays unclear if such assist will proceed after Aug. 31.