Twitter erupts as PM Imran Khan calls Osama Bin Laden ‘Shaheed’

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PM Imran Khan has made a controversial statement regarding Osama Bin Laden while addressing in National Assembly today. PM Imran Khan while commenting on the foreign policy stated that the biggest achievement of the government is the foreign policy. Pakistan had to suffer humiliation by supporting the United States in the war against terrorism. If the United States did not succeed in Afghanistan, then the responsibility fell on Pakistan. 

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WASHINGTON D.C: U.S. President Donald Trump welcomes Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan at the White House in Washington D.C. July 22, 2019.

Admiral Mullen said that drone strikes are being carried out with the permission of Pakistan, why the government of Pakistan lies to its people. “We will participate in peace, we will not participate in war,” he said. Pakistan has a big hand in peace talks in Afghanistan.

The Prime Minister said that there were two incidents of embarrassment in the history of Pakistan. The United States came to Abbottabad and martyred Osama bin Laden. This incident humiliated Pakistan all across the world. The other shame was drone strikes in Pakistan by our ally. He also kills Osama bin Laden in Pakistan and criticizes us.

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Opposition Reaction:

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s words were sharply criticized by opposition parties.

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) parliamentary leader Khawaja Asif said that the person who brought terrorism to our land, the Prime Minister called him a martyr. He also said that Osama bin Laden is a terrorist without any doubt.

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On the other hand, Prime Minister Imran Khan was also severely criticized by the Pakistan People’s Party. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s spokesman Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar said in a statement that by declaring Osama bin Laden a martyr, Imran Khan has become a threat to national security.

Twitter Reaction:

There was a mixed reaction from Twitter users on the statement of PM Imran Khan regarding Osama Bin Laden. Some of the top tweets are being mentioned below. These Tweets also include the past stance of PM Imran Khan regarding Osama.

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