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Aug 16, 2013
#Egypt National Assembly & Punjab Assembly pass resolutions against Egyptian authorities over the use of force against unarmed civilians which resulted in the loss of hundreds lives in Cairo and other cities.
It’s a manifestation of the Pakistani Nation’s firm belief in democracy. In the fight for democracy, whole Pakistani nation stands with their Egyptian brothers and sisters! #Pakistan
Pakistan has condemned the use of force by Egyptian security forces against unarmed civilians which resulted in the killings of innocent lives in Cairo and other cities. A statement issued here today by the foreign ministry described the August 14 bloodshed as ‘major setback for Egypt’s return to democracy.
“As a friend and a well- wisher of the people of Egypt, Pakistan is closely observing developments in that country and urges all parties to exercise restraint and to respect the fundamental rights of the fraternal people of that great country,” the foreign ministry spokesperson said in a statement.