Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi criticized PML-N leader Ayaz Sadiq for his statements regarding Indian pilot Abhinandan.
He said, “Responsible people are making irresponsible statements. ”
He said that he had not expected Ayaz Sadiq to say that Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was released by Pakistan under pressure, adding that the comments made by him were “contrary to the truth”.
He added the government had taken all parliamentary leaders into confidence regarding the intelligence reports it had received, but the captured Indian pilot was not mentioned in that meeting.
“Highly irresponsible statements are being issued for political gains; responsible people are talking irresponsibly, which is surprising,” the foreign minister said.
Furthermore, he said that the Opposition for its stance on Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadav, advising them to read the judgment of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) regarding the case as well as Pakistan’s stance on the matter.
Moreover, Qureshi said that Pakistan simply did not want to give India another opportunity to take the country to the ICJ.
“These people are misleading the nation on the issues of Kulbhushan and Abhinandan,” said the foreign minister.
Apart from that, Mahmood added that the release of the captured Indian pilot was being made controversial without any reason and simply for political purposes.