Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan's former prime minister, admitted on tuesday that the country had "violated" the 1999 Lahore Declaration agreement with india, which he and then-Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee signed. General pervez musharraf indirectly referred to the Kargil misadventure, saying, "It was our fault."
"On May 28, 1998, pakistan conducted five nuclear tests." After then, Vajpayee Saheb came here and reached an accord with us. But we broke the was our mistake," Sharif told a conference of his pakistan Muslim League (N). The Lahore Declaration, a peace treaty signed by the two warring neighbours on february 21, 1999, aimed for sustaining peace and security as well as increasing people-to-people communication. However, a few months later, Pakistani incursion into the Kargil area of kashmir - SRINAGAR/JAMMU' target='_blank' title='jammu and kashmir-Latest Updates, Photos, Videos are a click away, CLICK NOW'>jammu and kashmir triggered the Kargil War.

Beginning in march 1999, musharraf, the pakistan Army's four-star general, authorised the secret infiltration of soldiers into the Kargil area of Ladakh. After New delhi uncovered the incursion, a full-scale war broke out, which india won while Sharif was Prime Minister. A clip from Nawaz Sharif's address, broadcast by the state-owned pakistan Television Corporation (PTV), has gone popular on social media.

As pakistan commemorated the 26th anniversary of its first nuclear test today, Sharif stated, "President Bill Clinton offered pakistan USD 5 billion to prevent it from conducting nuclear testing, but I declined. Had (previous Prime Minister) imran khan been in my shoes, he would have embraced Clinton's offer."
Sharif further claimed that the case against him, which led to his ouster from the position of prime minister in 2017, was fabricated and that it was planned by Pakistan's spy agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), to put the now-incarcerated former prime minister imran khan to power.

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