Dialogues & differences parts of politics but no attacks on institutions: Kundi.

ISLAMABAD -- Minister of State for Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection Faisal Karim Kundi on Thursday said the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) believed that dialogues and differences were parts of politics, but it had never resorted to attacks on state institutions.

Addressing a press conference here, Faisal Kundi said May 9 was the darkest day in the country's history and the PPP strongly condemned the incidents in which government properties and military installations were burnt on that day. All the violence, rioting and arson occurred due to instigation of workers by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leadership, he added

He said had the PTI leadership taken the negotiations with the government seriously, the May 9 tragic incidents would not have happened.

Kundi said politicians belonging to different parties had differences with another but a situation like May 9 had never arisen in the past. PTI Chairman Imran Khan had given a call to his workers for violence which the latter did. He himself did not condemn the burning of army installations, martyrs memorials and government buildings, while his party leaders were doing so, he added.

He said Imran Khan did not appear in the NAB court even yesterday, pretending that he was about to be arrested.

Kundi urged the federal and provincial governments to avoid arresting the PTI's women leaders and families.

Faisal Karim Kundi said that Imran Khan always used women and children as a shield. During his government, many PPP women...

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