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Foreign Secretary statement in support of democracy in Pakistan

UK supports a democratic Pakistan. We urge all to work together through constitutional means to peacefully resolve political differences.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Following ongoing political protests in Islamabad Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said:

The UK and Pakistan have deep and extensive ties. We strongly support a democratic Pakistan and the use of democratic institutions to resolve political disputes. I hope that all parties in Pakistan can work together under the Constitution to peacefully resolve current political differences.

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Published 19 August 2014