Pakistan political leader Zulfikar Ali Bhutto flew home today (Sunday) from New York, where he has been putting Pakistani's case to the United Nations Security Council.
SV Bhutto & party entering press room.
CU Bhutto speaks.
TRANSCRIPT: SEQ 2: BHUTTO: "Yes a great deal has happened, much has happened, and we have gone through an agonising ordeal, but yet one Pakistan, we believe in it, we believe in it, and we believe that the people of East Pakistan believe in it. We believe Muslim Bengal will never permit itself to be dominated by Hindu India.
QUESTION: "Turning to India, what kind of future relationships do you think you can have new with India, politically in the future.
BHUTTO: "It depends on them as well, and it doesn't depend on us alone. We can work out an honourable settlement for all times, a permanent settlement removing recurring conflicts and wars, which are neither in their interests nor in our interests. We have always wanted a settlement based on principles of justice and equity, because an imposed settlement cannot be a lasting settlement. And if India thinks that by having some military gains in East Pakistan she can impose a settlement on Pakistan, I think she would not have learnt any lessons from the long history that we have had in the subcontinent, living uneasily together".
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Background: Pakistan political leader Zulfikar Ali Bhutto flew home today (Sunday) from New York, where he has been putting Pakistani's case to the United Nations Security Council. Early on Sunday, during a stopover at London Airport, he was interviewed for British television.
Later in the day, news came through of President Yahya Khan's decision to stop from office tomorrow (Monday).
Mr. Bhutto was asked whether, in spite of all that had happened in recent months, he still believed in Pakistan as one nation.