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United States Government fully respects Pakistans sovereignty, territorial integrity: Richard Hoagland.

ISLAMABAD, February 20, 2012 (Frontier Star): Acting Ambassador of the United States in Pakistan, Richard Hoagland on Sunday said that the US government fully respects Pakistans sovereignty and territorial integrity. Talking to PTV, the US Acting Ambassador said that the US government did not endorse the resolution on Balochistan. He said the representatives or Senators have every right to introduce any kind of resolutions or bills, but that does not represent the policy of the US Administration.Richard Hoagland further said that the US State Department had no prior knowledge of the last weeks hearing on Balochistan as well as this resolution. He said that the Congressman who moved the resolution in the US Congress could only get support of the two members out of 435 members in the House. Richard Hoagland said with 112th session of the Congress in progress, over 4000 bills and resolutions have been submitted for consideration and so far only 91 have passed, which is a very small percentage.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Feb 20, 2012
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