Don’t join ‘unholy’ Yemen war: Geelani to Pakistan

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Gee¬lani Saturday expressed con¬cern over the conflict between Shiite rebels and loyalist mili¬tia in Yemen and urged Paki¬stan not to become part of the ‘unholy’ war.
“The conflicts in Iraq, Syria, Libya and now Yemen are detrimental for the Muslim Ummah,” Geelani said in a statement.
Geelani said “sectarian flare-ups among the Muslims was a result of deep- rooted conspiracy of anti-Islam forces and policies formulated in America and Israel.”
He advised Pakistani government that instead of becoming the part of “this unholy war, they should play the role of a facilitator and an arbitrator in eliminating the differences between the different Muslim countries.”
“Pakistan should also try to convey to Saudi government that this civil war is in no way in the favor of the Muslim Ummah and if it is not stopped, it will leave all the Muslim countries at the mercy of America,” he said.
Geelani alleged that after the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the American state department “chose Islam and Muslims as their prime target .”
“According to the New World Order plan of , America wants to divide the Muslim countries into minor and small states and to implement this dangerous plan, a formal process has been started to widen the gap between the different schools of thought of the Ummah,” he said.
“They have also employed the services of some Muslim rulers and Ulema who without caring for the collective interest of the Ummah, want to satisfy their personal desires,” he said.
Advising the Muslim rulers to exercise caution, Geelani said that on the one hand America is helping Iran and Iraq governments against the ISIS and on the other hand it is providing arms and weapons to the ISIS.
“This country wants Muslims to use their energy and power against each other so that it can rule