WASHINGTON DC: The US said on Tuesday that it was closely monitoring the growing political crisis in Pakistan.
State Department deputy spokesperson Marie Harf told the Express Tribune during a briefing in Washington DC on Tuesday that the US Ambassador in Pakistan has had official and informal meetings with different political and religious leaders.
Harf added that the US Embassy in Islamabad was closely watching the demonstrations and was keeping Secretary of State John Kerry updated on the situation.
In response to another question regarding Pakistan-India relations, Harf said the US wants relations between the two neighbouring countries to improve and hopes that both countries will resume talks.
On Indian premier’s potential visit to the US, Harf said that the US will welcome Narendra Modi in Washington DC.
President Obama and Secretary Kerry will glad to see PM Modi in US, she added.
Britain supports continuation of democracy in Pakistan
Britain supports continuation of democracy in Pakistan and the ongoing political crisis should be resolved democratically, said British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Phillipe Hammond.
Hammond urged political parties to resolve their political differences using democratic institutions.
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