ISLAMABAD (APP) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that his country suffered because of becoming ally of US so-called war on terror and now he can not destroy his country more to fight someone else’s war.
In an interview with CNN, Khan said thousands of Pakistanis lost their lives in terrorist attacks by militant groups owing to his country’s support for the US.
“Just because we sided with the US, we became an ally of the US after 9/11 and the war in Afghanistan. The suffering this country went through with at one point there were 50 militant groups attacking our government… on top of it, they must also know there were 480 drone attacks by the US in Pakistan,” Khan said
“Only time a country has been attacked by its ally,” he said of the US strikes.
Responding to a question, Pakistani premier said that if he was in power, Afghan Taliban would not attacking his country.
“The Afghan Taliban weren’t attacking us. I wish if I was in government. I would have told the US that we are not going to take them on militarily because first, we have to serve the people. My responsibility would have been to the people of my country,” the PM said. He said 80,000 Pakistanis lost their lives in the terrorist attacks.