Pakistan's envoy to US resigns over 'memo-gate'

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's ambassador to the United States resigned on Tuesday, days after a Pakistani-American businessman said the envoy was behind a controversial memo that accused the Pakistani military of plotting a coup in May.
Envoy Husain Haqqani said on his Twitter account he had sent his resignation to the prime minister. State television said his resignation had been accepted. A spokesman for the prime minister's office said Haqqani was asked to resign.
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