ISLAMABAD – Pakistan shows reservation on the increasing defence ties between the US and India as the nuclear deal between both the countries are threat to the regional security, PakistanTribe reported.
Sartaj Aziz – Adviser to Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs – while talking to media said that US increasing ties with tradition rival may be seen as a threat to regional and national security. He further said that Pakistan reserves its right to safeguard its national security interests.
US President Barack Obama had said that ‘Pakistan’ and Afghanistan are safe zone for terrorists and Pakistan should play its constructive role in war against terrorism.
In respond to his statement Sartaj Aziz realizing the responsibilities of US and India said that ‘cooperative and collective actions by all member states are required to effectively tackle the global threat.’
He added “Pakistan also a victim of terrorism, including that sponsored and supported from abroad.”
“Pakistan rejects any insinuation or aspersion over its commitment to fight terrorism. Condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations should not be based on selectivity or double standards”, he added more.
It is worth mentioning that US President had said that US will make its efforts to grant special status to India in UN Security Council.
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