Raymond Davis issue: Interior Ministry, Foreign Ministry on same page, says Hina

State Minister on Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar said that there is no ambiguity in statements between the Interior Ministry and Foreign Ministry regarding the Raymond Davis issue

Taking to host of journalists after participating in a simple but dignified ceremony at a local hotel on Tuesday Hina Rabbani Khar said that we have no difference of opinion regarding Raymond Davis case adding Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani on the floor of the House in his policy statement again made it clear that Davis will not be released under any kind of pressure by the United States of America.

There is undoubtedly no difference whatsoever in statements given by the Interior Ministry and Foreign Ministry on Davis case adding let courts do the talking, Hina Rabbani Khar argued.

She said our government including President and Prime Minister has always sacrificed for the pride of nation and as far as Raymond Davis is concerned, courts will decide his future.
Hina said that Interior Minister Rehman Malik gave no statement with regard to immunity of Davis he just said that Raymond has a diplomatic passport, and a visa was issued by Pakistan after clearance by all intelligence agencies.

She said that Pakistan has to abide by international laws and 1972 privilege act with respect to diplomats is applicable on Pakistan.
Government concerning Davis case is in sheer consultations with the International Experts urging US has been told on a number of times to respect courts, she pointed.
In response to a question she said that only due to one person Pak-US relations couldn’t be affected.

She said that series of strategic dialogue process would begin soon.
Hina further added that Pakistan is a responsible state and very well knows how to respect International laws.

To a question, she said country is facing challenges like terrorism and debilitating economy. “We need to strengthen our institutions so to strengthen country”, she said.

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One Response to Raymond Davis issue: Interior Ministry, Foreign Ministry on same page, says Hina

  1. Marco Aduddell says:

    There is obviously a lot to know about this. I think you made some good points in the Features also.

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