ISLAMABAD: Minister for Defence, Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that Armed forces of Pakistan would defend every inch of motherland if war is imposed.
Talking to a news channel, Khawaja Asif said Pakistan would retaliate forcefully if India imposed war.
He said economic stability was indispensable for sovereignty.
He said India did not want to see stability, prosperity and economic growth in Pakistan, adding that India was habitual to level baseless allegation against Pakistan. He said India’s real face was being exposed as it was supporting terrorism in Pakistan and creating tension on borders through unprovoked firing along the working boundary and Line of Control(LoC).
The minister said Pakistan wanted to resolve the issues with India in a peaceful manner to bring peace in the region but Indian attitude was rigid and it was not serious to overcome the issues including lingering Kashmir dispute.
Replying to a question, he said the peace of the whole region was interconnected with peace in Afghanistan.
Khawaja Asif said Pakistan and United States of America (USA) were enjoying cordial relations.
To another query, he said China was playing a crucial role in resolving issues facing Pakistan adding he said China had helped it at every forum.