February 23, 2013
Sat, 23 Feb, 2013 10:01 AM PST
Iran has agreed to build an oil refinery in Pakistan at an estimated value of 4 billion dollars, a senior Pakistani official says. Asim Hussain, an adviser to the Pakistani prime minister, said that the refinery will be constructed in the port city of Gwadar. The plant will be able to refine 400,000 barrels a day.
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In a email statement to IntelliBriefs, Dr.Wahid Baloch of Baloch Society of North America said "China and Iran are aggressively working to take over the Gwadar, the Balochistan's strategic port, against the Baloch will and mandate, with the help of President Asif ali Zardari, who is supposed to be a friend of US, but seems like he is more friendly to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and China then the US". Dr.Wahid Baloch who heads BSO-NA is expressed deep concerns about the situation in balochistan and designs of Pakistani extablishment and Millitary with active help of China in the region.
He urged US and international community to take note of these designs and intervene in theregion " It is time for a new US policy in the region and US support for Baloch freedom fighters. A FREE Independent Balochistan not only protect the US interests in the region, but will also help to secure the Strait of Hormuz from Iranian threats, help stabilize Afghanistan by eliminating and eradicating terrorists safe heavens in Balochistan (provided to Taliban and Al-Qaida by the Pakistan's army) and and counter the strategies of China and Iran in the region", said Dr.Wahid BAloch
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