“US State Department Expresses Concern Over Allegations of Election Interference in Pakistan”


The US State Department has voiced its apprehension regarding allegations of interference in Pakistan’s electoral process. In a statement issued by spokesperson Matthew Miller, the US has aligned itself with international and local election observers, highlighting concerns about undue restrictions on freedoms of expression, association, and peaceful assembly during the recent elections.

The statement unequivocally condemns electoral violence and the curtailment of fundamental freedoms, including attacks on media personnel, as well as limitations on access to communication services and the internet. It stresses the imperative of conducting thorough investigations into claims of interference or fraud to ensure the integrity of the electoral process.

Additionally, the US reaffirms its commitment to collaborating with the forthcoming Pakistani government, regardless of political affiliation, to further mutual interests and strengthen bilateral relations.

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