February 2004 News

MJC not to target APHC leaders

7 February 2004
The Daily Times

LAHORE: The Muttahida Jihad Council (MJC) has rejected a proposal from some of its members that the leaders of All Parties Hurriyat Conference's (APHC) Ansari group be declared traitors and targets. The council also finalised an operational plan for 2004 in a meeting held recently. MJC sources told Daily Times that the jihadi leaders discussed their meeting with President Pervez Musharraf held in January. The council leaders agreed that General Musharraf had his own limitations, but the MJC would speed up its operations against the Indian forces in Held Kashmir, the sources said.The meeting said that if Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Gillani formed a new party, all member organisations would support him. The meeting decided that no member organisation would either issue a press statement about their activities or talk to reporters. The meeting also resolved that the MJC would not issue any statement regarding the India-Pakistan talks. -Amir Rana


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