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Pakistan: Ousted PM Imran Khan requires march on Islamabad | Politics Information


Khan says he won’t ever settle for the brand new authorities and calls on his supporters to rally peacefully on Wednesday.

Pakistan’s defiant former Prime Minister Imran Khan has known as on his supporters to march peacefully on Islamabad on Might twenty fifth, to press for contemporary elections.

Khan, who served as prime minister for greater than three and a half years, was ousted in a no-confidence vote in parliament by an alliance of all main political events.

Since his removing, Khan has addressed rallies in a number of cities as he mobilises for a grand present of power within the capital on Wednesday.

“We’ll by no means settle for [the new government] – irrespective of how lengthy we have now to stay in Islamabad, we are going to stay there,” Khan instructed reporters within the northwestern metropolis of Peshawar on Sunday.

Khan’s name got here after a marathon session of talks with leaders from his Tehreek-e-Insaf get together in Peshawar. He describes the march as a transfer to guard the nation’s sovereignty, as he alleges that the vote that eliminated him was a United States-organised plot.

In his speech, Khan urged authorities to not oppose the march, which can achieve power exterior of Islamabad earlier than heading to the town centre.

As soon as within the metropolis, the previous prime minister mentioned, his supporters will stay till parliament is dissolved and new elections are known as. Hundreds have come to his rallies up to now.

Khan claims the US needed him faraway from workplace due to his overseas coverage selections in favour of Russia and China, and due to a go to he made on February 24 to Moscow, the place he held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin – as Russian tanks rolled into Ukraine. He has additionally mentioned the US dislikes his strident criticism of Washington’s “conflict on terror“.

The US Division of State has denied any involvement in Pakistan’s inner politics.

Khan got here to energy in 2018 promising to eradicate corruption and revive Pakistan’s financial system, however he did not ship on most of his pledges.

He has nonetheless been in a position to attract enormous crowds at rallies since his removing from workplace.

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