Acquittal not related to US: A.Q. KhanFebruary 6th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.6 (ANI): Disgraced Pakistani scientist Dr. Abdul Qadir Khan, who was acquitted by the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday on charges of nuclear proliferation, said the issue of his acquittal was between him and the Pakistan Government, and had nothing to do with the United States.
Talking to media after the IHCs decision to lift orders of house arrest, Khan said: I am satisfied with the decision of the court.
He refrained from commenting on his relations with Al-Qaeda and other terrorist outfits saying: I dont want to delve in the past incidents.
When enquired about his future plans, Khan said he would not be joining politics.
I would not get involved in politics, the world is against me, The News quoted Khan, as saying.
He also rejected taking legal action against anybody for keeping him in detention for so long.
I would now focus on education and the setting up of welfare organizations, Khan said.
Khan was charged with providing nuclear know-how to North-Korea, Libya and Iran illegally. (ANI)
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