U.S. Department of State News: Attacks on Pakistan Political Candidates

U.S. Department of State News: Attacks on Pakistan Political Candidates

WASHINGTONU.S. Department of State today released the following statement:

The United States strongly condemns this week’s attacks on political candidates and their supporters in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces of Pakistan.  These attacks are cowardly attempts to deprive the Pakistani people of their democratic rights.

We grieve with those mourning the victims, and hope for a rapid recovery of those injured.  We will continue to stand with the people of Pakistan and the broader South Asia region in their fight against terrorism.

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SOURCE: news provided by STATE.GOV