Imran’s allegations based on ‘propaganda’: US State Department
The United States government on Wednesday once again rejected the allegations made by former Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding his ouster, terming it as propaganda.
US State Department spokesman Ned Price called Imran Khan’s allegations “propaganda, misinformation, and lies.”
Ned Price said that they [US] valued relations with Pakistan and would not allow these allegations to stand in the way of relations with Pakistan.
“We are not going to let propaganda, allegations, disinformation, and lies harm bilateral relationships, including the one with Pakistan,” Ned Price said.
In response to a question, the State Department spokesman said that he was not aware of any immediate meeting with Pakistani officials, but that US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken had a detailed discussion with his Pakistani counterpart Bilawal Bhutto Zardari last week.
During the phone call, the two sides discussed strengthening the mutually beneficial and broad-based relationship between Pakistan and the US.