Baitullahs threat to NWFP govt beyond of understanding: Mian Ifitkhar

NWFP Minister for Information Mian Iftikhar Hussain said on Thursday that the present government was enjoying confidence of the majority of people and therefore would complete its constitutional term.
Responding to news regarding threats to the provincial government by Baitullah Mehsood, the Minister said that threats to such a democratic and peace-loving government was beyond understanding, says a handout. He said that government would not follow the dictates of the person, a group nor would step down.
“We are for negotiations not for a single person or group rather our peace efforts are aimed at bringing peace for the whole nation and humanity”, he maintained.
Mian Iftikhar Hussain said that anybody opposing peace talks and trying to make it a failure would be dealt with an iron hand and the government would be justified to take any step for establishing the writ of the government and maintaining law and order in the province.

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