- News has learned from reliable sources in both the UK and Pakistan authorities
- Sources said Prime Minister Imran Khan’s speech caused quite a stir in the UK as he was one of Pakistan’s main sponsors for………
- A UK government source shared that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s public criticism of European countries has……
- UK government summoned the UK High Commissioner to Pakistan Christian Turner to ………..
- Pakistan has decided to pursue an independent foreign policy and a visit by Prime Minister Imran Khan to Russia
LONDON: Communication relations between the UK and Pakistan have reached a new level as two important visits were canceled, following the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Ukraine and his recent speech criticizing Western countries.
News has learned from reliable sources in both the UK and Pakistan authorities that communication relations have now deteriorated so much that the UK government has canceled two important visits after Prime Minister Imran Khan met with Russian President Vladimir Putin that day. Russia began invading Ukraine and then Prime Minister Imran Khan’s rhetoric five days ago when the prime minister said Western politicians treated Pakistan “as slaves” by pressuring Russia to tighten up.
Sources said Prime Minister Imran Khan’s speech caused quite a stir in the UK as he was one of Pakistan’s main sponsors for the Department of International Development (DfID) and UK High Commissioner to Pakistan Christian Turner was summoned to London for summaries, according to reliable sources.
They told the reporter that the official visit of Pakistan’s National Security Advisor (NSA) Moeed Yousuf to the United Kingdom at a meeting with UK National Security Adviser Sir Stephen Lovegrove was canceled by the UK government to protest Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Russia, both. Pakistani and UK sources confirmed
This week, a powerful UK delegation was due to visit Pakistan for talks on various issues but the trip was canceled, said a UK government source, who confirmed the message had been forwarded to Pakistan.
Moeed Yousuf, according to a Pakistani source, was scheduled to meet with the UK National Security Adviser, senior foreign ministers, and a meeting with a senior British Army officer during his four-day visit, including the London School of Economics (LSE) annual Pakistan Society event.
After the tour was canceled, Moeed Yousuf spoke to the London event about the move. During his speech, the Pakistan NSA denied rumors that the UK government had canceled a meeting with him. He did not explain why he had not come to the UK. The media sent him questions but he did not respond.
UK and Pakistani sources shared that NSAs from both countries were set to discuss Afghanistan issues but the UK told Pakistan that Afghanistan was out of talks and focused on Ukraine and that the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan and his remarks did not take place. help. in the present case.
The source revealed that tensions were so high that the UK government summoned the UK High Commissioner to Pakistan Christian Turner to discuss the new situation, which included UK-Pakistan relations. The source said Turner had informed his government’s policy makers during the London forums where UK aid to Pakistan was also discussed and a new policy in this regard would be announced soon.
Pakistan has told the UK that it pursues neutrality in the Russia-Ukraine war and has no preferences and that many countries, including strong UK allies, have refused to criticize Russia for its trip to Ukraine, sharing a Pakistani source, who said he was involved in organizing Moeed Yousuf’s summit.
A UK government source shared that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s public criticism of European countries has caused tensions between countries, especially Britain, which often supports Pakistan in various international forums.
A Pakistani source shared that Pakistan has decided to pursue an independent foreign policy and a visit by Prime Minister Imran Khan to Russia and his latest public statements are a reflection of Pakistan’s new approach. The source said Pakistan does not oppose any country and has the right to follow its own policies.