Talking to Zardari will be a sin: Sharif

February 28th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI  

Nawaz Sharif

Lahore, Feb.28 (ANI): Taking his fight with President Asif Ali Zardari a step further, former Pakistan Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) chief, Nawaz Sharif has said that he is still ready to mend ways with the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), but unwilling to commit the sin of talking to Zardari.
I am still ready to talk to Benazirs PPP. But I consider talking to Zardari the biggest sin, The Nation quoted Sharif, as saying.
Addressing a Parliamentary Party meeting at his Raiwind residence, Sharif charged Zardari of behaving like a dictator by imposing Governors rule in Punjab province.
President Zardari has imposed a democratic dictatorship in the country, he said.
Sharif said he would not hold talks with Zardari regarding his disqualification, and dethroning of his brother,Shahbaz Sharif, from the Punjab Chief Ministers chair.
PML-N considers Prime Minister Gilani as reliable person to resume reconciliatory talks, he said.
He also charged Zardari with forcing the country towards a civil disobedience movement.
Later, Sharif met the special German representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan, Michel Coach and discussed the current political scenario in the country.
Sharif, reportedly, told Coach that the present turmoil was created by President Zardari, and would have a negative impact on the War on Terror in the region. (ANI)

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