US says ‘takes no position’ on legal proceedings against Musharraf

ISLAMABAD: The US Embassy in Islamabad on Friday said that the United States takes no position on the return of former president Pervez Musharraf or the legal proceedings against him.

In a statement, a US Embassy spokesperson said: “This is an issue to be resolved solely in accordance with Pakistan’s Constitution and laws.”

The United States reaffirms that it is backing democracy in Pakistan, and does not support any particular political party or individual candidate, the spokesperson added.