Kashmir is at the bloodstream of the nation and the nation and the military will stand from the Kashmiri people”no matter what,” the ailing former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has claimed, as he returned to active politics. General (retd) Musharraf, now based in Dubai, also called to Kargil battle, also alleged that India was threatening Pakistan despite Islamabad’s peace overtures.
“Maybe, the Indian military has forgotten the Kargil war,” he said, asserting that India needed to seek out the US president’s aid against ending the conflict in 1999.
The 76-year-old All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) Chairman made the comments while addressing party workers on the APML’s heritage day in Islamabad via phone from Dubai on Sunday. He even took a rest from political pursuits last year due to his deteriorating health.
Kashmir is at the bloodstream of Pakistani state, the former president stated, in likely his first public remarks since the worsening of relations between India and Pakistan following the Indian authorities revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s special status on August 5.
“We shall continue to stand by our Kashmiri brethren regardless of what,” he stated, adding that the Pakistani state and Pakistan Army will fight until the last drop of the blood,” Musharraf was quoted as saying by The Express Tribune.
He said that Pakistan’s need for peace shouldn’t be regarded as weakness, including the Pakistan armed forces are prepared to provide a”befitting answer to some Indian misadventure.”
India has claimed that the abrogation of Article 370 has been its”internal matter”. India has also asked Pakistan to take the facts and prevent its anti-India rhetoric.
Musharraf also hailed American politicians and army commanders for ramping up tensions between both nuclear-armed neighbors using their”irresponsible statements” Musharraf was living in Dubai since March 2016 is confronting the treason case for suspending the Constitution in 2007, a punishable offense for which he had been indicted in 2014.
With progress in wellness, Musharraf intends to come back to politics, social networking reports stated.
According to reports of the deteriorating health, Musharraf stated that he suffers from amyloidosis and is on medication for this in Dubai.
It’s an uncommon disorder caused by the build-up of an abnormal protein called amyloid in organs and cells within the body.
Musharraf, who ruled Pakistan from 1999 to 2008, was declared a fugitive from the Benazir Bhutto assassination along with the Red Mosque cleric killing instances.