Taliban will have to abide by Constitution of Pakistan: PM Nawaz

2013-09-27 00:48:19 | Al Muslim News
Taliban will have to abide by Constitution of Pakistan: PM Nawaz


Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that despite objections from the US, Pakistan will continue proceeds to build a gas pipeline from Iran, and the issue of drone strikes will raise in his speech to the United Nations General Assembly. In an interview with Wall street Journal Pakistan's prime minister also explain the conditions for a peace deal with militant groups. The government demanding from militant groups to lay down arms and recognize Pakistan’s constitution for a peace deal, Nawaz Sharif brief Wall street Journal for the peace deal with militant groups. He said that US drone attacks would wiped his policy to negotiate with the Pakistani Taliban. Nawaz Sharif hoped for a meeting with Manmohan Singh, the prime minister of India during his visit to the U.N. headquarters in New York. He said he hoped to restart the peace process with India that he had pursued when he was last in office, in the late 1990s. In the interview, Nawaz Sharif acknowledged frictions with the US but said he believed that the issues could be overcome. “President Obama was very kind to call me up immediately after my election and express his desire to work with Pakistan. I also want to work with the United States of America,” he said. The White House said that President Barack Obama and Nawaz Sharif will meet on October 23 at the White House, part of what officials said was a broader effort to deepen ties..

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