ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has stated no to the US on its request of navy bases for future operations in Afghanistan.
The assertion from the premier got here throughout an interview with Jonathan Swan of HBO Axios, which shall be aired Monday 3:00am PST.
PM Imran reiterated Pakistan’s stance on using navy bases and categorically said that Islamabad is not going to permit it.
The prime minister was requested by the American journalist for his feedback on giving entry to the Central Intelligence Company (CIA) to Pakistan navy bases as was permitted throughout the federal government of Pervez Musharraf.
“Will you permit the American authorities to have the CIA right here in Pakistan to conduct cross border counter-terrorism missions in opposition to Al Qaeda, ISIS and the Taliban?” Swan requested the premier.
“Completely not,” PM Imran Khan responded.
“There’s no method we’ll permit any bases or any type of motion from Pakistani territory into Afghanistan. Completely not.”
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The US is in talks with Pakistan and different regional nations for cooperation in future operations within the war-torn nation to maintain a test on militancy.
Nonetheless, the nation has conveyed to Washington that it’s not potential.