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PM Imran directs setting up commission to investigate Reko Diq affair

Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed setting up of a commission to investigate Reko Diq affair.
A statement issued by attorney general’s office said the commission will determine who was responsible for making the country suffer such a loss.
It further said that all stakeholders, including the Balochistan government are looking into the legal and financial implications of the decision by an internal tribunal. They will take a position on the matter after considering all aspects.
The statement said the government of Pakistan reserves right to pursue legal remedies available to it under international law and all other relevant laws to safeguard its interests.
The statement says Pakistan welcomes statement by Tethyan company about working together to reach a negotiated settlement.