Pakistan should have ignored Trump’s tweet, says former FM Hina Rabbani

ISLAMABAD: Former foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said that on the off chance that she was in the Foreign Office, she would have disregarded US President Donald Trump’s tweet in which he had said the United States had “absurdly” given Pakistan more than $33 billion in help and “they have given us only lies and misleading”, while at the same time blaming Pakistan for giving “places of refuge” to terrorists.

Amid a meeting with CNN, she stated, “I would be more worried about the tweeter than the tweet,” and included that “if a superpower will tweet its remote strategy, at that point it ought to be disregarded”.

“This individual is a routine tweeter who tweets rather carelessly, relatively like which side of the bed you woke up on. After the various tweets, I figure we ought to be more worried about the tweeter than the tweet,” commented Khar.

At the point when asked whether she supposes the Pakistani government would strike back, she said she would react to the arrangement explanation given out on South Asia “which wasn’t empowering for Pakistan”, since that was an administration approach. Khar additionally said externalizing the gigantic disappointment in Afghanistan “isn’t an answer, and shockingly, we’ve seen this sincere need on the opposite side”.

The previous minister additionally remarked on Trump’s choice to take away the guide it provides for Pakistan, saying the country’s reliance on US help has been “somewhat overstated”.