Pakistan’s Jamaat-i-Islami: No peace until complete NATO withdrawal

JI’s emir Sirajul Haq

SWABI: Jamaat-i-Islami emir Sirajul Haq has said that complete withdrawal of American-led NATO forces from Afghanistan would lead to restoration of peace in the region.

Talking to Dawn here, he said that because of the presence of US forces in Afghanistan the entire South Asian region remained in chaos, and peace would return to Afghanistan and its neighbouring countries after the departure of occupation forces.

The JI leader said that when the US and its allies occupied Afghanistan in 2001 the Jamaat leaders had predicated that they would also meet the fate of former Soviet Union and British colonials who wanted to occupy Afghanistan…