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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Hands off Pakistan, protesters tell US

Baku-APA. Pakistanis have condemned the United States over its interference in the country’s southwestern province of Balochistan,APA reports quoting Press TV.

On Friday, thousands of activists held a demonstration in Islamabad to condemn US policies and a proposed US House of Representatives’ resolution advocating “self-determination” for Balochistan province.

The non-binding resolution was proposed by three Republicans, Dana Rohrabacher, Louie Gohmert, and Steve King, in February.

US flags were burned at the demonstration, which was organized by the Defense of Pakistan Council, an alliance of 40 religious and political groups.

Speakers at the demonstration delivered hard-hitting speeches, urging the government to cease its cooperation with the US, which they said is working to break up Pakistan.

"The US is looking for a military base in the region. That’s why the US is conspiring to make Balochistan province an independent state," one of the organizers of the demonstration told Press TV’s Islamabad correspondent.

The speakers also promised to make any sacrifice necessary to preserve and uphold the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country. Read More