Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has been seen many times in recent times placing a condition for talks with India. India’s stand was clear that first Pakistan should crack down on terrorism, but Imran kept raising the issue of talks on the condition of re-imposition of Article 370 in Kashmir at every forum. Now once again Imran has spewed venom against India, which has raised questions on the possibilities of talks.
Trying to trap India?
Imran and his National Security Advisor Moeed Yusuf have alleged that India’s intelligence agency R&AW (Research and Analysis Wing) was involved in the blast near Hafiz Saeed’s house in Lahore’s Jauhar Town. Imran has also given voice to the global community for action against India. A few days ago, a drone was seen flying over the Indian embassy in Islamabad, which was claimed to have come to do recce.
same thing everywhere
Obviously, in such circumstances, any kind of conversation becomes difficult. Earlier, Pakistan has claimed not to engage in any backdoor talks with India, but Islamabad has been publicly saying that New Delhi should be made a ‘conducive environment’ for ‘meaningful talks’. needed. Imran Khan struck the same chord after a meeting with the President of Tajikistan and then in an interview to Reuters.
Pakistan is surrounded on all sides
When the two countries agreed on a ceasefire along the Line of Control in February, there were still hopes that perhaps further talks could open the way. However, according to the Hindustan Times report, Pakistan started focusing its attention on the antics of the Taliban in Afghanistan and its other domestic problems like the corona virus, a crippling economy.
Government looking weak?
The report also said that Pakistan was criticized within the country for the fact that no concession was given from India, but Pakistan agreed to the ceasefire. Not only this, Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar held talks with Taliban leaders twice in Qatar’s capital, NSA Moeed termed it as ‘shameless’ of India.
[Attribution to NBT]