FO Pak has shared dossier on Maulvi Fazlullah with Kabul and ISAF,FO

Islamabad: Pakistan Thursday said it has shared dossier on Maulvi Fazlullah both with ISAF and Afghanistan and hoped that they would take action against him.

This was stated by Foreign Office spokesman Moazzam Ahmad Khan while responding to a question about remarks of American Ambassador to Pakistan that the coalition forces would take action against Fazlullah if Pakistan provided information about him.

Asked to comment on allegations of Afghan President that attacked on Afghan intelligence chief was planned in Pakistan, the spokesman said Islamabad has already stated that it would welcome if any evidence is shared.

He said Pakistan has also repeatedly said that we will not allow anybody to use Pakistani territory against any other country.

He said Pakistan has also repeatedly expressed its desire to work closely with Afghan government to address the issues of extremism and terrorism as they pose common challenge to the two countries.

The spokesman also pointed out that at the just concluded trilateral meeting in Turkey, it was decided to establish a Commission to address this issue.
He told a questioner that the process of release of Afghan prisoners has begun. Some prisoners have been released and more are expected in future but no details can be shared.

Replying to a question the spokesman said President Asif Ali Zardari is expected to visit Iran and the two countries are working on mutually convenient dates for the purpose.

About Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project, he said this concerns our national interests and we will pursue it.

To another question he said due to deteriorating security situation, Pakistan has decided to temporarily withdraw its Ambassador and staff from Syria. However, the embassy has not been closed.

He said Pakistan is concerned about security situation in Syria as well as killing of civilians and call upon all parties to resolve the issue through peaceful means.

About Indian allegations regarding attack on parliament, the spokesman said Pakistan has repeatedly said that it is willing to sit together if they have any concrete information.

He said the case of those allegedly involved are in the court and India should wait and see when the court completes its trial.

He expressed sympathies with Dr. Khalil Chishti who spent so many precious years of his life in Indian jails before justice was finally delivered.