US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has telephoned former premier and chief of his own faction of Pakistan Muslim League Mian Nawaz Sharif on Saturday. According to private TV report, in the telephonic conversation that lasted about 25 minutes the two leaders discussed Pakistan’s current political crisis and ways to calm down the escalating tension between the government and opposition parties and legal fraternity.
Hillary reportedly conveyed Nawaz her government’s concerns over recent political turmoil in Pakistan and urged the need of resolving all the disputes by dialogue, reported the channel. Hillary told Nawaz that her country wants to see Pakistan stable and will play its due role in this regard, it was reported.
While Hillary Clinton has also telephoned President Asif Ali Zardari here Thursday and assured that US will continue supporting democracy in Pakistan. Private TV reported that in the telephonic conversation the two leaders discussed current political turmoil in Pakistan and ways to calm down the escalating tension between the government and opposition parties.
Hillary assured President Zardari his government’s cooperation for democratic government in Pakistan, the channel reported. Hillary was quoted as saying that the US will support Pakistan to recover its economic strength and stability. She said the United States will also support Pakistan in every possible manner to tide over its
She also reported to be conveyed Zardari her government’s concerns over Pakistan’s recent political crisis and urged the need of resolving all the disputes by dialogue, reported the channel. The two leaders also discussed other regional and bilateral issues and the forthcoming “Friends of Democratic Pakistan” meeting to be held in Tokyo next month. President expressed his gratitude for US support to democratic government in Pakistan.-SANA