Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday snubbed Indian journalist, saying “RSS ideology is the main hurdle” in the way of normalisation of ties between Islamabad and New Delhi.
The prime minister, who was in Tashkent to participate in a conference on “Central and South Asia Regional Connectivity, challenges and opportunities”, responded to the question by an Indian journalist who sought Pakistan’s stance on talks with India.
“We have been trying to tell India… that we have been waiting… for a long time, let’s live like civilised neighbours… but what to do, as the RSS ideology has come in the way,” PM Imran remarked.
بھارتی میڈیا کے سوال پر وزیراعظم عمران خان کا دو ٹوک جواب— PTI (@PTIofficial) July 16, 2021
"ہم تو امن چاہتے ہیں اور کوشش بھی کی کے ہم مہذب ہمسائے بن کے رہیں لیکن کیا کریں آر ایس ایس کا نظریہ راستے کی رکاوٹ ہے"#PMIKinUzbekistan pic.twitter.com/YXD5Ug8McI
The premier was leaving the Congress Hall after attending the conference when an Indian journalist asked him that “India wants to know whether talks and terrorism go side by side”.
PM Imran has clear views about the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and its extremist policies.
I am afraid this RSS ideology of Hindu Supremacy, like the Nazi Aryan Supremacy, will not stop in IOK; instead it will lead to suppression of Muslims in India & eventually lead to targeting of Pakistan. The Hindu Supremacists version of Hitler's Lebensraum.— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) August 11, 2019
In 2019, he had pointed that the “RSS ideology of Hindu supremacy, like the Nazi Aryanupremacy, will not stop in IIOJK; instead, it will lead to suppression of Muslims in India and eventually lead to targeting of Pakistan. The Hindu Supremacists version of Hitler’s Lebensraum”.
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