Saturday, June 25, 2022

Donald Lu should be sacked for ‘bad manners’: Imran Khan in CNN interview


Former prime minister Imran Khan said in an interview with CNN that the US diplomat Donald Lu should be sacked for exhibiting ‘bad manners’.

Imran Khan, in an interview with US news network, said that his tour to Russia was misrepresented. He had good relations with Trump but not with the Biden administration, he added.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan gave an interview to Becky Anderson for CNN and said that his tour to Russia was widely misrepresented, as no one could foretell that Putin was planning to invade Ukraine in those days.

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He said that the American diplomat’s remarks about forgiving Pakistan on the condition of a successful no-trust motion against him. It was a clear interference in the internal affairs of Pakistan, said Khan.

The statement was made on March 7 and the no-trust motion to remove him was submitted on March 8, he added.

In response to a question, Imran Khan clarified that the cypher was read aloud and shared with members so the National Security Committee (NSC) including the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa, after which a demarche was also issued to America.

The former PM added that he had good relations with Donald Trump but the Biden administration was rude to them from the beginning. India is America’s ally but if it continues to trade with Russia, then why can we do the same, he questioned.


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