Linking my statement to Sikhs a misleading act, says FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: On Sunday, Foreign Minister of Pakistan Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that his recent statement was wrongly attributed to the Sikh community to deliberately create misunderstanding.

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The FM was reacting to Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, who had said that Qureshi’s statement about Prime Minister Imran Khan delivering a ‘googly’ is disrespectful towards Sikh sentiments.

FM Qureshi said that he immensely respects the sentiments of the Sikh community and his words were taken out of context.

“I spoke of India-Pakistan bilateral relations… Distorting facts or creating contention does not change things,” said Qureshi.

He further said that Pakistan made the historic decision about Kartarpur Corridor upon good will.

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