WASHINGTON/LONDON: The United States and the United Kingdom have expressed their support for democracy in Pakistan.
In a statement, the US state department spokesperson Marie Harf said that the prevailing political tension is an internal affair of Pakistan.
The British foreign secretary Philip Hammond also supported a democratic system in Pakistan and expressed the hope that political parties would sort out differences peacefully through dialogue.
“We strongly support a democratic Pakistan and the use of democratic institutions to resolve political disputes,” the British foreign secretary said in a statement.
“I hope that all parties in Pakistan can work together under the Constitution to peacefully resolve current political differences,” Hammond said.