Thursday, April 22, 2010

'Blackwater/Xe behind Pakistan unrest'



Source: PressTV
http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=124024&sectionid=351020401

The former leader of Pakistan's opposition party Jamaat-e-Islami has accused the US security firm Blackwater/Xe of being behind the unrest in the country.

Speaking to reporters in Peshawar, Qazi Hussain Ahmad said that the situation in the country would never improve if the government in Islamabad continued to be the frontline ally of Washington.

"The rulers have been fighting the US war in our own streets, which is fanning unrest," he added.

On Wednesday, Jamaat-e-Islami chief Syed Munawar Hassan told Press TV that Pakistan's alliance with the US was the main reason behind a surge in bomb attacks across the country.

"The notorious Blackwater agents are behind the bomb and suicide attacks in our country as the US wants to destabilize Pakistan… after invading neighboring Afghanistan," he said.

The people of Pakistan are united against the US and are ready to force the government to end its alliance with Washington on the so-called war against terror, he added.

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