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Pakistan: Acting PM Anwar ul Haq Kakar termed the May 9 violence as a ‘coup attempt’

Islamabad. Pakistan’s acting Prime Minister Anwar-ul-Haq Kakkar termed the May 9 violence as an ‘attempted coup and civil war’ and said that its aim was to eliminate the army chief and his team. According to the report released by The News on Sunday, in Geo News’ program ‘Jirga’, Kakar talked about the riots that took place after the arrest of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman and former Prime Minister Imran Khan in a corruption case in May this year. Condemned.

The vandalism and arson that took place on May 9 was witnessed by the whole world and international newspapers reported the tragedy, Kakar said. This type of rigging is not acceptable in any form of government. In his first exclusive interview, the Prime Minister said that the government does not want to create an impression that the accused of May 9 violence are being avenged. He, however, said, if legal action is not taken against those who violate the laws of the country and resort to violence, then we will be seen as a party to the matter. He said that no political party has the right to throw stones at others, abuse them and burn buildings.

He also shared his views on Pakistan’s policy regarding Tehreek-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and other banned organizations. Explaining the government’s forward-looking policy against terrorism, he said the country has both the tools of dialogue and force to deal with TTP or any banned outfit. Commenting on the relationship between India and Pakistan and the role of trade in this regard, the caretaker prime minister said the final decision on bilateral trade rests with Indian politicians. Kakar’s full interview will be aired tonight at 10 pm on Geo News.

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