U.S. State Department Spokesperson Emphasizes Pakistani People’s Role in Leadership Decisions

Matthew Miller, the spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State, conveyed a clear message, stating that the future leadership decisions in Pakistan rest with the Pakistani people.

He emphasized that the United States does not endorse any particular candidate or party in Pakistan or anywhere else globally. Miller underscored America’s interest in the democratic process, emphasizing the significance of democratic practices.

Responding to a question, the U.S. State Department spokesperson dismissed allegations against the founder of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) as unfounded. He asserted that the U.S. desires elections in Pakistan to be conducted freely and fairly, in accordance with Pakistani laws.

Matthew Miller highlighted that the United States refrains from dictating how elections should be held in Pakistan. Instead, the U.S. supports democratic expression and vibrant democracy in the country. This statement reaffirms the U.S. commitment to fostering democratic principles and respecting the sovereignty of nations.

The spokesperson’s comments underscore the United States’ stance on maintaining a neutral position in Pakistani elections, leaving the decision-making process to the Pakistani electorate. The emphasis on free and fair elections aligns with the principles of democracy and reflects a diplomatic approach that respects the autonomy of Pakistan in its electoral processes.