WASHINGTON (9 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan wants better relations with the United States of America.
Addressing the US think-tank at US Institute of Peace on Tuesday, the prime minister said that he said that peace in Afghanistan is vital for progress of the region. “Pakistan needs peace for stability,” he said. “It is the best time for peace in Afghanistan and it only possible through dialogues.”
He said that Pakistan and the US are agreed that there is no military solution to the Afghan issue.
PM Imran Khan said that Kashmir is the biggest dispute between Pakistan and India. “I have offered India dialogues soon after assuming the power. It is is our top priority to have better relations with neighbours,” he maintained.
The prime minister said that the US thought in the past Pakistan was doing nothing. “We have sacrificed 70,000 people in the war against terrorism and suffered a loss of US$1 billion.
He said that he was fighting against a mafia in Pakistan. “Those people did such thing with the country that cannot be thought upon,” he said.