Is Pakistan’s neutrality on Ukraine against national interests? – An Article by PILDAT President published in ARAB NEWS


One may accept it as an unfortunate coincidence that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent official visit to Russia happened on the day President Putin ordered his troops to invade Ukraine. One may also concede that the visit was planned months earlier and despite the possibility of war, it was extremely difficult to call off the visit especially in the backdrop of lingering bitter memories of postponement of the visit by Pakistan’s first Prime Minister, Liaqat Ali Khan to the USSR back in 1949. Despite the strong justification, the video footage of PM Imran Khan holding a 3-hour long luncheon meeting with President Putin on the fateful day will remain etched as an unpleasant memory in the minds of so many around the globe.

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