Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said on Friday Pakistan and India could not opt war against each other, as both the nations were a nuclear power and that both have the capacity to destroy each other.
According to Dawn news reports, while speaking at an event in Multan, Qureshi said the war was not an option to resolve the dispute between two nuclear powers and that both needs to decided ways to resolve issues and differences and live in peace.
Qureshi said he could not blame Inda for April 21st terror attack in Quetta without any evidence, however, he condemned New Delhi for using its armed forces against the people in Kashmir, stating India couldn’t suppress the voice of people in Kashmir by deploying numerous armed forces in the valley.
Qureshi said his country was long-facing financial and economic challenges, but also added, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) should not be held accountable for the condition the country is facing now. He further said his party was keen to hold discussions over economic issues in the country.
The PTI government is not the first one seeking a bailout package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in order to stabilize Pakistan’s economy. The various previous government, including military rulers Pervez Musharraf and Ziaul Haq, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) sought financial assistance from the IMF, Qureshi said.