Islamabad: Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan has reiterated that his government will not allow any foreign military bases on Pakistani soil as the country can not again get ’embroiled’ in another Afghan civil war, the Express Tribune reported.
The premier further said that as far as he knows, “the Americans are going to stop all sorts of air attacks on Afghanistan” after August 31, media reports said.
“We have made it very clear that our soil will not be used…so that we again get embroiled in Afghanistan’s civil war. So we do not want any bases in Pakistan, we don’t want our soil to be used for attacks into Afghanistan and as far as I know, after the 31st, the Americans are going to stop all sorts of air attacks on Afghanistan.”
The prime minister, according to reports also clarified that he is not ‘waiting’ for a call by US President Joe Biden regarding the Afghanistan issue.
“I keep hearing that President Biden has not called me. It’s his business. It’s not like I am waiting for any phone call,” said the premier while talking to foreign journalists on Wednesday night. (Express Tribune)