“We won’t let misinformation or disinformation get in way of important, valued partnership with Pakistan”: US
WASHINGTON: The United States has reiterated that it wont allow misinformation or disinformation get in the way of an important bilateral relationship, including valued bilateral partnership with Pakistan.
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State Department spokesperson Ned Price, when asked to comment about former prime minister Imran Khan’s allegations made during his Long March blaming United States for regime change in Pakistan, said “what we can do is counter disinformation, misinformation with information. And we’ve said many times now, including in this briefing room, that there is no truth to these allegations. We won’t let propaganda, we won’t let misinformation or disinformation get in the way of an important bilateral relationship, including our valued bilateral partnership with Pakistan.”
He said “we value that longstanding cooperation between the United States and Pakistan. We’ve always viewed a prosperous and democratic Pakistan as critical to our interests. That remains unchanged.”
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Ned Price, when asked to comment about the credibility of general elections in Pakistan, said “elections have not yet been scheduled, but we support the peaceful upholding of constitutional and democratic principles not just in Pakistan, around the world. These are issues that we discuss with all of our partners around the world.”