Saturday, June 10, 2017

Pakistan's Top Diplomat In The U.S. Is Laughed At When He Says That Pakistan Harbors No Terrorists

Business Today (India): Pakistan envoy laughed at in US for saying they harbour no terrorists

Pakistan's top diplomat in the US was laughed at by a Washington audience when he repeatedly insisted that there are no safe sanctuaries for terrorists in Pakistan and that the Taliban leader, who reportedly died in a hospital in Karachi, never left Afghanistan.

"What is there funny about," a visibly irritated Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, the Pakistan Ambassador to the US, told a Washington think-tank audience which burst into laughter when he repeatedly argued that there are no terrorist safe havens in Pakistan and that Mullah Omar never left Afghanistan to visit Pakistan.

The reality is, however, different, argued former US diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad, who served as his country's ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq and the UN.

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WNU Editor: It begins at the 1:22 mark in the above video. Personally .... I am laughing too .... that line from Pakistan of knowing nothing/seeing nothing/hearing nothing and saying that they are innocent has gotten old. Meanwhile .... back in Afghanistan the peace process has more or less collapsed .... Kabul Process Falters as Taliban Support Rises (Bismellah Alizada, The Diplomat).

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