If War Thrust on US Pak Have Full Rights to Defend It: Qureshi

Monday, December 22, 2008

MULTAN: Foreign Minister, Shah Mahmood Quraishi has said, “Pakistandoesn’t want war and we are desirous of peace, but if war is thrust onus, then we have all the rights to defend.”
Talking to media atMultan Airport, Foreign Minister, Shah Mahmood Quraishi said, “We areprepared to fully cooperate with India, but India should provideconcrete evidences. Foreign minister said we possess all thepotentiality for defense and the
Pakistan Armed Forces are absolutelyprepared for defense.
When quizzed, Shah Mahmood Quraishi saidthat the news about prime minister under pressure for resignation wasmere rumours. He further said that President’s visit to Afghanistancouldn’t take place due to bad weather, but the President would soon goto Afghanistan. To another question, he replied that Pak-Afghan tieswould be seen taking much positive turn in the days to come.