ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday approved unanimously a resolution against the recent statement of US President Donald J. Trump against Pakistan’s efforts in Afghanistan.
The contents of the resolution rejected the statement of the President of the United States of America in which he had warned Pakistan to desist from harbouring ‘criminals and terrorists’ and pressed on the country to crack down on safe havens for militants in the country.
The contents of the resolution rejected Donald Trump’s new Afghanistan policy and said that the whole nation was against it. The resolution condemned the statements by Trump and Nicholson, terming them as threatening.
The resolution further rejected Trump’s assertion that Pakistan had been paid billions of dollars in the war on terror. It stated that Musharraf had pushed Pakistan into the war on terror in order to extend his rule in Pakistan.
The resolution stated that Pakistan would not repeat the mistakes that Gen. (r) Pervez Musharraf made. It also strongly condemned Donald Trump’s statement allowing India a greater role in Afghanistan.
Story first published: 30th August 2017