The opposition get together in Pakistan dismissed the claims by Prime Minister Imran Khan of “taking a stand” on a army base request by the United States to maintain a watch over Afghanistan amid the continued troops pullout course of. Terming the claims as “false,” Pakistan Peoples Party chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari mentioned, “no one has asked him for a base.”

Zardari made the remarks at a public gathering in Haveli during his campaign for the upcoming Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) elections. “To inform you the reality, nobody has even requested him, nobody has made a cellphone name, nobody has requested him for a base, he’s simply saying it on his personal,” the Pakistan’s Dawn newspaper quoted Zardari as saying.

In an interview with Axios last month, Prime Minister Imran Khan categorically said that he would not allow any bases and use of its soil to the United States for action inside Afghanistan. “Absolutely not. There is not any approach we’re going to permit any bases, any kind of motion from Pakistani territory into Afghanistan. Absolutely not,” Khan told Axios in the interview.

Continuing his attack against the Pakistan Prime Minister, Zardari further said that “this puppet authorities (the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf authorities) doesn’t have that energy to do such massive issues.”

As American troops are leaving war-torn Afghanistan, consultants of worldwide affairs have speculated that Washington, DC might search to arrange army bases in close by nations, together with Pakistan, to ‘monitor’ the state of affairs throughout the border.

On May 26, a Reuters report mentioned that US officers are exploring potential basing choices in nations close to Afghanistan, like Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. However, they haven’t come to an settlement with any of them.

Pakistan shares a border with Afghanistan that runs alongside closely contested areas of south and jap Afghanistan the place the Taliban have a big presence.

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