Islamabad : Pakistan Prime Minister Imran said he knows India better than other politicians and expressed grief that Pakistan did not have good relations with him because of its “RSS ideology and what happened in Kashmir”.

He praised India’s “independent” foreign policy, saying no superpower has the courage to ask the neighboring country to change its foreign policy, Dawn news reported.

“They (India) are saying that they will import Russian oil because it is better for their people despite the sanctions (on Russia).”

He said he had “the same problem”.

The premier elaborated that he was not against any one country or the other, but he first put the 22 crore people of Pakistan and then saw what other states were saying.

“I cannot sacrifice my people for any other country,” he said. He said it happened when those in power decided to engage Pakistan in the US war on terrorism.

, respect you. They (USA) did not appreciate Pakistan and imposed sanctions.

The Prime Minister said that the country has to try to lift its people out of poverty and it can do so only if it does not engage in any war.

, To tell my youth, your future is in your own hands. The sovereignty of the country is in your hands. No army or foreign power can protect democracy, it is the country that does. This attack on our sovereignty, if you do not take a stand against it today,