Pakistan Primary Minister Imran Khan on Sunday named a senior American diplomat as the human being who was allegedly included in the “overseas conspiracy” to overthrow his authorities by a no-self-confidence vote.
Talking at a conference in Islamabad, Imran Khan claimed that Assistant Secretary of Point out for South and Central Asian Affairs Donald Lu was included in the “overseas conspiracy” to topple his authorities.
Imran Khan claimed that Donald Lu warned the Pakistan Ambassador to the US, Asad Majeed, that there would be implications if the Pakistan PM survived the no-self-confidence vote.
Khan stated that the no-have faith in movement versus him was a “conspiracy” and thanked Allah that it unsuccessful.
Pakistan’s PM final 7 days experienced claimed “overseas conspiracy” in the region, expressing that a overseas country is hoping to oust him in excess of the “unbiased” overseas coverage possibilities manufactured by him.
Responding to Imran Khan’s remarks, White Household Director of Communications Kate Bedingfield rubbished the allegations with regards to Washington’s function in an alleged conspiracy.
“There is certainly no truth of the matter to that allegation,” Bedingfield informed reporters.
A US Point out Office spokesperson also informed ANI, that “there is no truth of the matter to these allegations. We are carefully subsequent developments in Pakistan. We regard and assist Pakistan’s constitutional approach and the rule of legislation.”
The romantic relationship amongst US and Pakistan has been on the edge considering that the US withdrew from Afghanistan final summer time. The raising alignment amongst China and Pakistan also casts a shadow in excess of US coverage in the direction of Pakistan.
In Oct final yr, Wendy Sherman, the deputy secretary of point out and the optimum put US formal to check out Pakistan considering that Biden took in excess of, informed reporters her excursion to Pakistan was aimed at carrying out a ‘specific and slender purpose’, referring to Afghanistan.