Politics: Imran asks TTP’s leadership to announce ceasefireFebruary 24, 2014
Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf(PTI) chairman Imran Khan said that that there is a deadlock in dialogue process. He urged Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) leadership to announce ceasefire in a bid to secure peace process.
Talking to media persons outside parliament house he claimed that there are over 50 groups operating under the umbrella of banned outfit Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) are ready to talk.
Reiterating his stance, Imran Khan said that the government should hold negotiations with the groups willing to talk. He asked the prime minister to lead dialogue.
The PTI chief said that there is 0.6 million population in Waziristan adding that if women and children were killed in military strikes in lawless region then they would take stand against the state.
However, he advised the government to conduct surgical strike against those elements which are causing damage to military and the people of Pakistan.