Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar on Wednesday said Pakistan will not compromise on its security and sovereignty and regain control of Shamsi Airbase, according to the deadline.
“We will take over the Shamsi base on December 11 in any case and no drone will be allowed to fly from here after the deadline,” he said this while talking to the media persons at the convocation of Preston University here.
The minister said Pakistan does not want conflict with US but cannot tolerate attacks on its sovereignity.
He said that Pakistan will review other agreements with the US in different sectors and all the decisions will be taken in the supreme interest of the country.
Answering a question, Mukhtar said Pakistan’s nuclear assets are fully secured.
About Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s recent statement,the minister said, Qureshi did not point out any flaw in the system when he was minister.
Mukhtar advised Qureshi to avoid issuing statements which are not in conformity with the national spirit./Agencies