“If there are 2000 TTP members and even 15 of them or 100 of them are anti-Pakistan, then I think they are all against Pakistan,” Malik said while talking to the media. He said that while he does not doubt the intentions of the Prime Minister or the Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, he feels that the TTP will continue to support dialogue and not fully commit to a ceasefire.
“I’m saying openly that I do not see terrorism coming to an end in Pakistan,” said Malik, advising the government to keep strict security measures in place during the dialogue process. He also appealed to the government and the media to “stop the glorification of terrorists.”
Malik said that the first thing Nawaz Sharif should meet the Afghan President Hamid Karzai and negotiate the return of the TTP leader Mullah Fazlullah back into Pakistan. If Fazlullah is brought back, terrorism in the Pakistan will be halved, he added.
He asked what Fizza Malik, one of the victims of the Islamabad court blast, had done to deserve this death. Two of the men who attacked the court fled after the incident, said Malik, and will launch attacks elsewhere.
“I think Islamabad is not safe until they are caught,” said Malik, appealing to security forces to use all their resources to bring them into custody.
ISLAMABAD- Former interior minister Rehman Malik said today that the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) are “anti-Islam” and against Pakistan.