India is trying to destabilise Pakistan, claims Munawar Hassan

JI ameer alleges that India was involved in conspiracies in order to weaken Pakistan.


Saqib Nasir March 07, 2014
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LAHORE: India is trying to destablise Pakistan and is discussing this with Afghanistan as well, claimed Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) ameer Syed Munawar Hassan while speaking to the media in Lahore.

He further alleged that India was involved in conspiracies in order to weaken Pakistan.

Hassan also said that the government should expose those who were carrying out attacks under Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) name.

Expressing his opinion on the peace talks, the JI chief said that improvement in peace negotiations are expected, adding that overseas Pakistanis also have high expectations.

In response to a question asked by a reporter, Hassan stated that Jamiat-Ulema-e-Islami Fazl chief Fazlur Rehman was part of the government and should not talk negatively about the peace negotiations, further stating that Rehman should speak according to his status.

When asked whether the army should be involved in peace negotiations, Hassan remarked that the army is an institution of the government and government can use it's institutions however it pleases.

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