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Jun 25, 2020
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Pakistani PM Imran Khan Talks About Bin Laden's 'Martyrdom,' Complains: The Whole Word Cursed Us Even Though We Fought Alongside America In The War On Terror

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Source: Online Platforms - "Public News (Pakistan)"

Pakistani PM Imran Khan said in a June 25, 2020 address at the Pakistani National Assembly that no other country that sided with and fought alongside America in the War on Terror has been cursed like Pakistan has been. He said that Pakistan is even openly held responsible for America's failures in Afghanistan. In addition, PM Khan referred to the "shameful incident" of the Osama Bin Laden raid, in which he said the Americans caused "Bin Laden's "martyrdom." He said that America had killed Bin Laden without telling the Pakistani government and that Pakistan was subsequently cursed by the whole world even though 70,000 Pakistanis had died in the War on Terror for the sake of American lives. He also bemoaned the drone attacks that took place in Pakistan following the Bin Laden raid. PM Khan's address aired on Public News (Pakistan).

Imran Khan: "With regard to America, the way we sided with them in the War on Terror, and indignity my country had to suffer... I do not think that a country [Pakistan] that took part in the War on Terror and sided with them… And they curse us too? And Pakistan is openly held responsible for [America's] failure in Afghanistan. I do not forget that there were two incidents that were shameful for the Pakistani people. The first incident was when the Americans killed Osama Bin Laden, when they came to Abbottabad. They caused his martyrdom. And what happened after that? The entire world cursed us and spoke ill of us. So our ally enters our country and kills someone without telling us, [while] 70,000 Pakistanis have died for the sake of [American] lives [in the War on Terror].


"I still remember this. It was around 2010. It was followed by drone attacks in Pakistan, and the Pakistani government only denied involvement, or condemned it."

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