September 29, 2022

The United States does not support any political party: State Deptt

WASHINGTON: The United States (US) declined to comment on terrorism-related charges against Pakistani President Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan, saying it does not side with any political party.

At a press conference, US State Department spokesman Ned Price said the country was of course aware of the information about the charges. But he said it was a matter of the Pakistani legal and judicial system. Price said, explaining Washington’s position on the political situation in Pakistan. The State Department spokesman added that the United States supports the “peaceful upholding of democratic, constitutional, and legal principles in Pakistan and around the world.” called for an “impartial judicial process” and respect for the rule of law and human rights. Dujarric said the international body was aware of the charges against Khan. The Secretary General […] stresses the need for a competent, independent and impartial judicial process, added its spokesperson. She added, “The Secretary-General calls for calm, reduction of tensions and respect for the rule of law, human rights and fundamental freedoms.”