Pakistan's former dictator General Pervez Musharraf has attacked Nawaz Sharif and blamed the ousted prime minister for withdrawing from Kargil in 1999 under pressure from India when the Pakistan Army was in a "dominating position".
The 74-year-old retired general, facing a slew of cases in Pakistan, has been living in Dubai since last year when he was allowed to leave the country for medical treatment.
Elaborating on the war and its happenings, he said that Pakistan was in a dominating position in five different fronts in the war, and that the then-prime minister was briefed on the situation at least two times.
He rejected Sharif's claims that he was not taken into confidence about the withdrawal of the Pakistan Army from Kargil.
"He kept asking me whether we should withdraw," said Musharraf in his video statement.
But, he said Sharif issued the order to withdraw the army from Kargil when he visited the US. Musharraf claimed Sharif was "put under pressure" by the Indian government.
On Sharif's statement on the Mumbai terror attack, Musharraf said that holding the Pakistani establishment and the army responsible was extremely disappointing.
In the message, Musharraf derided Sharif for his comments about Pakistan's involvement in the 2008 attacks which took the lives of 166 people, saying that Sharif should be tried for treason under Article 6 of the Constitution for his comments.
The video message was released as a response to Sharif's allegations about the involvement of "non-state actors" in the Mumbai attack.
Yesterday, Pakistan's National Security Committee had condemned Sharif's statement as "fallacious" about the Mumbai terror attack and termed it as "incorrect and misleading".
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