Pakistan envoy : US moving towards India for ‘political gains’

America is strengthening ties with India for “political gains”, one of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s special envoys has said and alleged that. Pakistan felt the requirement to develop close ties with Russia when the “U—turn” in United States of America policy towards India.

Mushahid Hussain Syed said, in a programme organized by the think tank Atlantic Council in Washington, “We [Pakistan] are observing a modification in United States of America diplomatic policy”.

Mr. Hussain said “every action has a reaction, and Pakistan felt the requirement to develop close ties with Russia when President Barack Obama’s 2 visits to India.

Mr. Hussain was quoted as saying by Dawn News, “This was the beginning of a new chapter in Pakistan—Russia ties.”

Russia is in favour of building a working relationship with countries of the region, The senator added that, and it’s also started a dialogue method with Afghan Taliban through back-door channels.

When Mr. Modi was elected as Prime Minister, the U.S. modified its policy for “political gains”. He said the U.S. State Department had refused to offer visa to then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in 2006.

Mr. Hussain said, when the U.S.—India nuclear deal was signed which was against the law of non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, This U—turn of U.S. policy can be copied back to the time of Bush administration.

The senator said, Pakistan isn’t only providing its assistance within the peace process however also facing damages. Stability of Afghanistan and eradication of terrorist act is a high priority of the U.S., that wants Pakistan to play a job in the peace-process.

He also said that violating Indus Waters treaty are an “act of war”

Mr. Hussain said, “Apart from Pakistan and India, the world Bank is also a stakeholder within the treaty.”

Crossing the line of management to attack any target in India isn’t possible for any militant. Husain said, Commenting on the Uri attack in Jammu and Jammu and Kashmir, United Nations military observer group for India and Pakistan should investigate the Uri attack.

If India has any proof or intelligence regarding the attack, it should be shared with Pakistan.

Around two hundred military personnel of each countries can participate in the drills. The two-week-long exercise is expected to continue until October ten.

The exercises with Russian ground forces came amid rising tensions between India and Pakistan.