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Bugti protests extending invite to 'war criminal' Musharraf for talk on peace

News Agencies | Updated on: 18 August 2017, 13:16 IST
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In a series of tweets, Baloch leader Brahumdagh Bugti, the founder and leader (in exile) of the Baloch Republican Party, has raised an objection to extending an invitation to Pakistan's former military dictator Pervez Musharraf to participate in a talk on peace.

Bugti tweeted, "We strongly protest inviting military dictator Musharraf for talking on peace. He is a war criminal not a peacemaker.

In another tweet, Bugti mentioned,"Musharraf has been invited by the organisation Dialogue for peace, who hosted tonight's event. Our museum is open for all visitors."
On Twitter, Bugti has requested Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg to cancel meeting with Musharraf by claiming him "a war criminal and a court absconder."

"We request PM @erna_solberg to cancel meeting with Musharraf, a war criminal, ex-dictator & court absconder on the murder case of my grandfather"Bugti tweeted.

Balochistan Republican Party leader has accused Musharraf of killing his grandfather Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti in a military raid on 26 August 2006.

Musharraf staged a coup in October 1999, ousting Nawaz Sharif, and ruled Pakistan as President from 2001 to 2008.

-ANI

First published: 18 August 2017, 13:16 IST
 
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