Amid tension between New Delhi and Islamabad after Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke about the incident for the first time today. He said that he hadn't talked about it earlier because of the presence of Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Khan said that Pakistan has been the worst victim of terrorism and new Pakistan has no place for terrorists. If military power didn't work till date in Kashmir, how will it work in future? He also said that every time something happens in Kashmir, India blames Pakistan, that too, without any evidence. He asked India to introspect what makes Kashmiri youth take these extreme steps. He also said that Pakistan was ready to join in the investigation over the Pulwama terror attack if Indian wants and also for talks on terrorism. However, he also said that if India wants a war, Pakistan will have no option but to retaliate, but what will war give us.
Here are the LIVE updates:
If India wants any kind of war, we will have to retaliate, but that will worsen things, says Khan. This is happening because elections are approaching in India, says Khan.
Pakistan is the worst victim of terrorism, says Khan. If military power didn't work till date in Kashmir, how will it work in future, asks Khan.
In case India wants, we are ready to join any kind of investigation in Pulwama terror attack, says Khan.
New Delhi is blaming Islamabad without any evidence, says Khan.
Every time something happens in Kashmir, India blames Pakistan, says Khan.
What will Pakistan gain from such terror attacks, when we are moving towards stability, says Khan
We didn't make any statement because Saudi Arabia Crown Prince was in Pakistan, says Imran Khan.