ISLAMABAD: National Security Adviser (NSA) Dr Moeed Yusuf Monday dismissed the case made by a political pioneer that he subtly met Israeli authorities.
NSA Moeed Yusuf’s explanation came after the Foreign Office denied an Israeli media report that senior PTI pioneer Zulfi Bukhari had visited Tel Aviv last November and met the Mossad boss.
“Extremely disillusioned to be educated that the pioneer regarding a significant ideological group has implied that I had covertly met Israeli authorities. Allow me to state completely and on record that I have not had any gatherings with any Israeli authorities nor have I visited Israel,” Yusuf reacted to the report.
The leader, the NSA said, has been extremely clear on his position that Pakistan will keep on representing Palestinians’ on the right track to an only two-state arrangement.
Zulfi Bukhari rejects Israeli report
SAPM Sayed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari rejected that he had furtively visited Israel for gatherings with senior government authorities, following a report in Israel Hayom day by day that a Pakistani agent had visited Tel Aviv last November.
“DIDNOT go to Israel. Amusing piece is Pakistani paper says I went to Israel dependent on “Israeli news source” and Israeli paper says I went to Israel dependent on a “Pakistani source”- wonder who this creative Pakistani source is. Clearly, I’m the one in particular who was kept unaware of what’s going on,” Zulfi Bukhari tweeted.
As indicated by the Israel Hayom report, Zulfi Bukhari traveled to Israel from Islamabad through London.
He was said to have met with unfamiliar service authorities just as Mossad Director Yossi Cohen in Tel Aviv to pass on messages from top Pakistani initiative.
As indicated by the report, based “on a source in Islamabad”, the visit came following “substantial pressing factor” from the United Arab Emirates.
Bilawal Bhutto requests test
In the interim, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari requested an examination concerning the issue who was on board plane to Israel.
“Examination ought to be made why a plane in November went to Israel from Pakistan and remained there for 10 hours. We are requesting if this plane took off from another country, it ought to likewise be examined,” he said this while reacting to an inquiry regarding Imran Khan’s dear companion visiting Israel in a press talk with the media.
Bilawal said the media sources of Israel in the wake of getting edited from Israel’s guard office, this data should precede the country now as we have concerns with respect to what is done in the murkiness of the evening.
“The public authority ought to bring the subtleties and show of the flight and if the flight course which was referenced and in the event that a plane didn’t get Zulfi Bukhari, who did it get,” he added.