Imran Khan says meeting Trump would be 'bitter pill'

Imran Khan says meeting Trump would be 'bitter pill'
ISLAMABAD: Famed cricketer turned politician Imran Khan says meeting U.S. President Donald Trump would be a ``bitter pill'' to swallow should he become Pakistan's prime minister in elections later this year, but added "I would meet him.''
In a press briefing Saturday, Khan, who has an international reputation as a ladies man and at home is seen more as a religious conservative, said he has been a staunch opponent of Pakistan's participation in the war on terror since it began in 2001 following the 9/11 attacks on the U.S.
"Pakistan had nothing to do with it,'' he said, adding he supported co-operation with the United States but not co-opting Pakistan's military into a ground battle with its own people in the tribal regions that border Afghanistan and where Afghan insurgents hide.