NEWDEHLI – Former Aghan President Hamid Karzai continuing his ant-Pakistan rhetoric, said finding Osama bin Laden in Pakistan proved war against Afghanistan was wrong, Speaking at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in India on Friday.
Hamid Karzai said that war should waged in Pakistan istead of Afghanistan and finding Founder of Al Qaeda in Pakistan shows that war waged in Afhanitan was a wrong decision of America.
Hamid Karzai hia stance against certain elements of US and Nato presence was principled. “I stood up against the US because I wanted them to correct their behaviour with Afghanistan”, he added.
Former Afghan president said that US led troops into Afghanistan after 9-11 to remove Al Qaeda and Taliban from Afghanistan, however Osama bin Laden was killed in Abbotabad as a part of highly secretive operation in May 2011.
He said that Parvez Musharif blamed Afghanistan for providing ground to India for Proxy against Pakistan. Afghanistan will not allow proxy war between India and Pakistan on its soil – and I’m sure India won’t do that,” he clarified.
Further, commenting on Pakistan-Afghanistan relations he said India will be there to educate our children, build dams, not to wage a proxy war against Pakistan.“We will engage with Pakistan as a sovereign, independent state conducting our own foreign policy and that will not be compromised,” he concluded.
His statement comes on a crucial time when newly elected Afghan President concluded his visit to Pakistan with mission of peace in the region.