Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif makes stunning revelation, says Bill Clinton offered $5 bn not to conduct nuclear tests
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday announced a startling revelation when he said former US President Bill Clinton had offered $ 5 billion for not conducting nuclear tests, according to an International Business Times report .
Sharif added that if he had not taken over Pakistan, he would have accepted Clinton’s offer at the time. These allegations came at a time when Nawaz Sharif faces corruption and money laundering charges against him and his family after the Panama paper flight and a great deal of pressure to resign.
“It would have taken me 5 billion not to carry out nuclear tests if I was not loyal to the country,” Sharif said during a political meeting in Sialkot in the Punjab Wednesday saying that the stock market suffered because of continued controversy.
Pakistan tests were carried out a few days after India had carried out nuclear explosions in Pokhran in May 1998 with Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
According to a Geo TV report, Sharif also attacked the opponents requesting his resignation. “His goal is simply to eliminate Nawaz Sharif and make his own way.
They could not do it by the vote of the people and now he will look for another way … How corrupt is he talking? “Sharif added that there was not even a penny of public money left earlier during his tenure.
“Even if only I am responsible, it does not matter because someone has to hold accountable accountable … Give me back, but at least tell me what the charge is,” Sharif said, defying his opponents to find even a single case of corruption in Its against.
Addressing the party workers, Nawaz Sharif also said that it was his family and not the government, which was under scrutiny.
The Sharif waiver request grew after the investigative team found guilty and children of perjury, forging documents and hiding property. The charges were made after the team inspected the assets and businesses overseas belonging to him and his family.