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Big statement of Pakistan’s Information Minister, Imran Khan’s tongue slipped while calling Osama a martyr


Bin Laden, the world’s most wanted terrorist, was killed by US Navy SEALs in Abbottabad in May 2011 in a secret military operation. Referring to Khan’s controversial remarks, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday in Geo News’ program ‘Jirga’ said, “It was a slip of the tongue.

Islamabad. Prime Minister Imran Khan terrorist killed by al-Qaeda Osama Bin Laden A year after calling him a “martyr”, Pakistan’s information minister clarified on Sunday that it was a “slip of the tongue”. On June 25 last year, Khan told parliament that US security forces entered Pakistan and killed bin Laden without informing the government, after which everyone started abusing the country. Khan had said, “I believe that there is no country which supported the war on terrorism and it has to face embarrassment.

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Pakistan was openly held responsible for America’s failure in Afghanistan.” He told lawmakers, “It was an embarrassment for Pakistanis all over the world that the Americans came and killed Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad… Martyred. After this the whole world started abusing us. Our allies came inside our country and killed someone without informing us. And 70 thousand Pakistanis were killed in the American war on terrorism.” His statement was criticized by the opposition and the media.

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Bin Laden, the world’s most wanted terrorist, was killed by US Navy SEALs in Abbottabad in May 2011 in a secret military operation. Referring to Khan’s controversial remarks, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday in Geo News’ program ‘Jirga’ said, “It was a slip of the tongue. He made it clear.” The controversy resurfaced last week, when Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi refused to call Osama bin Laden a terrorist in an interview with Afghanistan’s Tolo News. The Dawn newspaper wrote, “Qureshi could have used this opportunity to clarify that Pakistan considers the slain al-Qaeda leader a terrorist. However, his statement sent a wrong message to the world.” The information minister said last year the spokesperson of Prime Minister Imran Khan had issued a clarification after the statement.

Disclaimer:Prabhasakshi has not edited this news. This news has been published from PTI-language feed.

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