US distances itself from Balochistan resolution
ISLAMABAD: United States Embassy in Islamabad on Saturday said that the US policy has nothing to do with the resolution tabled in the US House of Representatives on Balochistan province.
There has been strong condemnation by Pakistan over US lawmaker resolution in House of Representatives seeking self determination for Balochistan.
The resolution moved by Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, a California Republican, said the Baloch people “have the right to self-determination and to their own sovereign country; and they should be afforded the opportunity to choose their own status.”
US Embassy statement, said the US respected Pakistan’s sovereignty and Balochistan was an internal matter of the country.
Several issues are discussed in US Congress, it said. Embassy said it would not comment on the resolution regarding Balochistan.
The US supported human rights across the world, it said.
Earlier, US state department’s spokesperson Victoria Nuland had said that the US has no intentions to interfere in internal affairs of Pakistan.