MQM chief urges US to stop military aid in Pakistan and save minority groups

WION Web Team
Karachi, Pakistan Updated: Jun 04, 2020, 05:38 PM(IST)

MQM founder Altaf Hussain. Photograph:( ANI )

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'Time has come to ask your powerful decision-makers to stop civilian and military aid to Pakistan in order to end misery, agony and sufferings of people of Sindh, Balochistan, KPK and Gilgit-Baltistan,' the letter read.

Altaf Hussain, the founder and leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), has urged the Pentagon to stop providing civilian and military aid to Pakistan.

Hussain wrote a letter addressed to the US government, and requested the officials to stop the aid to help the minority people pf Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan.

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"Pakistan has occupied militarily three provinces of the country namely Sindh, Balochistan, KPK and Gilgit-Baltistan region and their barbaric and brutal repression is still going on."

"Time has come to ask your powerful decision-makers to stop civilian and military aid to Pakistan in order to end misery, agony and sufferings of people of Sindh, Balochistan, KPK and Gilgit-Baltistan," the letter read.

Talking about the ongoing (violent) protests in the US against the killing of unarmed George Floyd, he expressed his disappointment about the US officials not understanding the similar pain that the minority groups in Pakistan have been facing.

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"But unfortunately, decision-makers of past and present US administration are persistently failed to understand the sufferings of people of Pakistan and for one reason or other the Pakistani despotic regimes of past and present are being supported ignoring the fact that they are the most racist and brutal in the world," the letter read.

The Pakistan Army is the creator of Al-Qaeda, Taliban, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad and hundreds of other Jihadi outfits where thousands of religious fanatics and terrorists are being trained as strategic assets of ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence), said Hussain. He also noted that Pakistan`s powerful military and its intelligence agencies under the camouflage of so-called democratic civilian government is one of the most repressive in the world.

(With inputs from ANI)

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