PM Imran Khan's interview to Kamran Khan: Rumors of bad relations with Saudi Arabia are completely false
PM Imran Khan's interview to Kamran Khan: Rumors of bad relations with Saudi Arabia are completely false.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that reports of bad relations with Saudi Arabia are false and while talking about China, he said that Pakistan's development and future is linked with China.
He said in an interview with Dunya News anchor Kamran Khan that news of relationship breakdown is with Saudi Arabia were completely false. Prime Minister Imran said that there were no differences with Saudi Arabia and strong fraternal relations were established with them. He said that all countries decide according to their foreign policy. Saudi Arabia also has its own policy.
"What was said on the Kashmir issue was that there should have been an OIC meeting," he said. It is the foreign policy of these countries to make their own decisions, Pakistan has its own position. He further said that Saudi Arabia is an important ally of Pakistan and it has helped Pakistan in every difficult time. And this time too he helped us in the most difficult time. Rumors that Pakistan's relations with Saudi Arabia are deteriorating are completely false. We have good relations with Saudi Arabia, we are in constant contact with Saudi Arabia.
It should be noted that General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of the Pakistan Army, is in Riyadh on a visit to Saudi Arabia against the worse relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. Media reports said that Pakistan's Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa had visited Saudi Arabia to reduce 'tensions' between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. News of tensions between the two countries came to the fore when Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi sharply criticized Saudi Arabia in a TV interview on the Kashmir issue on August 5. However, Saudi Arabia has not formally responded to the Pakistani foreign minister's statement, but various media outlets have reported on tensions between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
On Monday, the Army Public Relations Department said that Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrived in Saudi Arabia on an official visit. He met with Chief of General Staff Fayyaz bin Hamad Al-Rawili and Commander Joint Forces Lieutenant General Fahd bin Turki Al-Saud to discuss military relations and training.
Question about Israel
On the question of how Pakistan views the UAE's policy on Israel, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that Pakistan could never recognize Israel. "Our position on this issue is very clear. Our position was made clear by Quaid-e-Azam in 1948 that we can never recognize Israel," he said. Until the Palestinians get their due. According to their justice, resettlement does not happen. Which was the bi-national ideology of the Palestinians, that they get their whole state. Prime Minister Imran Khan further said that if we accept it, then the situation is similar in Kashmir, then we should leave it too. Therefore, Pakistan cannot recognize Israel.
He said, "When we talk about Israel and Palestine, will we answer to God? That the people who have been abused in every way, those whose rights have been taken away, can we left them alone? my conscience never admits.
Talking about Pakistan's role in the Muslim world, Prime Minister Imran Khan said, "Pakistan's role is not to divide the Muslim world, but to unite it, which is not easy, because Saudi Arabia and Iran have their own problems." Saudi Arabia and Turkey have problems. "We are trying to bring everyone together," he added.
Relations with China
Talking about relations with China, Imran Khan said, "It should be clear that our future and development is linked to China." "China has been a long-time friend of Pakistan and has defended Pakistan globally in every good and bad time," he said. Prime Minister Imran Khan said, “China's economy is the fastest growing in the world and it is Pakistan's good fortune that we are further strengthening our ties with China. China also needs Pakistan very much and China is aware of the importance of Pakistan. However, he said, "Unfortunately, Western countries are using India against China." He said that Chinese President Xi Jinping was scheduled to visit Pakistan in May this year but his visit was delayed due to Corona. According to him, the Chinese President is expected to visit Pakistan next winter.
Explaining the importance of Pakistan at the global level, Prime Minister Imran Khan said, “A year ago no one talked about Pakistan, today Pakistan has a better global status than India. He said that Pakistan has better highlighted the Kashmir issue at the international level and today Pakistan's position is heard in comparison to India. "Today, the Kashmir issue has been raised three times in the UN Security Council. This issue has come up in the international media," he said. This has never been the case before today.
Talking about the relations between Pakistan and the United States, Prime Minister Imran Khan said, "Things have changed today. Earlier, the United States used Pakistan to win the war in Afghanistan. Today, we are partners in the peace process in Afghanistan."Mike Pompeo called Shah Mehmood Qureshi and thanked him for his help in the Afghan peace process," he said.