Imran Khan accuses India of rejecting his peace overtures, says war would be suicidalhttps://indianexpress.com/article/world/imran-khan-accuses-india-of-rejecting-his-peace-overtures-says-war-would-be-suicidal-5528510/

Imran Khan accuses India of rejecting his peace overtures, says war would be suicidal

"Two nuclear-armed countries should not even think of a war; not even a Cold War because it could worsen any time. The only way is bilateral talks. Two nuclear-armed countries at war is like a suicide," the party quoted him as saying.

Imran Khan accuses India of rejecting his peace overtures, says war would be suicidal
Khan also said that India would never be able to suppress the rights of the Kashmiri people. (Express Photo By Amit Mehra /File)

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has accused India of not responding to his peace overtures and said that any war between two nuclear-armed nations would be suicidal for them.

In an interview with Turkish news agency TRT World, according to his Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party, Khan again expressed his desire for talks with India. He said that even a Cold War was not in the interests of the two countries.

“Two nuclear-armed countries should not even think of a war; not even a Cold War because it could worsen any time. The only way is bilateral talks. Two nuclear-armed countries at war is like a suicide,” the party quoted him as saying.

He said India did not respond to his peace overtures.

India has been maintaining that terror and talks cannot go together. “India was offered to take one step towards and we shall take two. But India rejected Pakistan’s offer for talks several times,” Khan said.

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Khan also said that India would never be able to suppress the rights of the Kashmiri people.