Rice speaks to Musharraf over state of emergency

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August 9, 2007 05:08

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke with Pakistani President Gen. Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday night regarding his intention to declare a state of emergency in his country. No details of the conversation were released. The Pakistani government said earlier that it might impose a state of emergency because of "external and internal threats" and deteriorating law and order in the volatile northwest near the Afghan border.


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