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Russia criticized US attempt to “intervene” in Pakistan affairs

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova — Russian Foreign Ministry/TASS

MOSCOW: Russia collapsed on the United States for “another attempt of unscrupulous interference” in interior affairs of Pakistan for their own selfish ends.

According to a statement released by the Ministry of foreign affairs of Russian Federation, spokesperson Maria Zakharova noted the ongoing political situation in Pakistan, stating that development “leaves no doubt” that the US intended to punish “rebellious” Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The statement cited the ruling PTI’s assertion that the U.S. Deputy Secretary of State of State for South Asia Donald Lu visits the Ambassador of Pakistan in Ambassador to Washington Assad Majid “denounced the balanced response of Pakistani leadership in events in Ukraine” as proof of US involvement.

“Right after announcement of working visit of Imran Khan in Moscow on On February 23-24 this year, the Americans and their Western associates began to exert brutal pressure on in prime minister, demanding an ultimatum to cancel the trip, ”the message says. The spokesman further noted that when he (Prime Minister Imran Khan) did come to Russia, “U.S. Deputy Secretary of State of State for South Asia Donald Lu called the Ambassador of Pakistan in Washington and “demanded the immediate cessation of the visit, which was also rejected.”

With reference to the Pakistani media, the Russian ministry reported. on March 7 is year, in talk with Pakistani Ambassador, high-ranking American official (presumably the same Donald Lu) “sharply condemned the balanced reaction of Pakistani leadership in events in Ukraine and made This clear that partnerships with United States possible only if imran khan removed from power”.

Zakharova said that next development of the situation “leaves no doubt that the United States has decided to punish the disobedient Imran Khan: group of deputies of same party of in prime minister suddenly went over to the opposition and question of but vote of no-confidence in in head of government was immediately submitted to Parliament.

“There’s another try of unscrupulous US intervention in interior affairs of independent state for own selfish purposes, this is eloquently evidenced by the above facts, ”the statement says. “We hope that Pakistani voters will be informed of these circumstances when they come to the polls, which should held within 90 days of dissolution of National Assembly, more added.

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