US State Dept says Pak itself has to address its political issues

May 13th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin  

Washington , May 13 (ANI): The US State Department has once again said that Washington was not meddling into Pakistan s internal political affairs and that issues like judges restoration and who should be a part of the federal coalition or not, are to be addressed by Pakistanis themselves.

State Department spokesman Sean McCormack said that Washington s sole interest in Pakistan was to with its government on issues of mutual concern, like war on terror.

Ill leave it to others to describe the details of one of the political parties and what they said they would and would not do. My understanding is that the government will continue to function at this point, the Daily Times quoted McCormack as saying at a press briefing.

He added: We neither want to, nor can we, answer these questions for the Pakistani political leaders and their political system they are going to have to address it. The US will continue to work with the government on issues of mutual concern.

We are convinced that we are able to work with this government on fighting terror, working with them to help build a different kind of and a better kind of Pakistan , with greater freedoms and greater prosperity. So were going to continue working with them. How they arrange themselves politically, the platform of the government, those are going to be decisions for the Pakistani government to make, added the spokesman. (ANI)

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