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Opposition in Sanete Rejected UN Probe into Benazir Bhutto assasination

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By Azhar Masood
ISLAMABAD: Secretary General of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) group Senator Mushahid Hussain opposed government’s bid to seek United Nations probe into Benazir Bhutto’s assassination. Spearheading a debate over the issue of expected Pakistan Government’s bid to seek United Nations’ assistance in Benazir Bhutto’s assassination on December 27, 2007. Mushahid Hussai told the house, “such a step would open a Pandora box. We do not know the world body would appoint investigators from which country and if som investigators would be appointed from Israel or any other country hostile to Pakistan they would certainly ask to meet Pakistan’s nuclear scientist Dr.A.Q.Khan or they may ask Pakistan to open its nuclear installations for their inspection”.

Mushahid said slain prime minister prior to her return to Pakistan had pledged to world powers that she would ensure IAEA’s access to Dr.A.Q.Khan. Mushahid feared intrusive multinational involvement in Pakistan’s nuclear programme’. Earlier Monday he had admitted over a private tv channel that care-taker government had failed to provide sufficient security to Benazir Bhutto despite her repeated requests. Meanwhile its learnt that the Foreign Office too has asked Co-Chairman of Pakistan People’s Party Mr. Asif Ali Zardari not to seek United Nations assistance as it would reopen many other sensitive subjects.

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Azhar Masoodhttp://
Azhar Masood is Controller of News in PTV, and Chief Instructor of PTV Academy, working for Arab News. He has Covered Iraq War from Baghdad for CNN, BBC, FOX News, and Al-Jazeera and other regional channels. He covered conflict in Bosnia Herzegovina. He interviewed Yasir Arafat of Palestine, Paul Wolfoweit, Prime Minister Jean Ghteyan of Canada, Dr. Amar Musa of Egypt, Mr. Haris Slajic, Prime Minister of Bosnia Dr. Akbar Ali Vallayati, former Foreign Minister of Iran, President Kumaratunge of Sri Lanka, Mr. Kumar Su Bramanyem, Director of National Defence Institute of India, Mr. Hamid Karzai President of Afghanistan, Dr. Ahmad Chalabi of Iraq National Congress, Mr. Hoshyar Zubari, Vice President Kurdish Democratic Party of Iraq
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