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Pakistani Govt Announces Deal With Pro-Musharraf Bloc


Pakistan’s minority government appears to have gotten a brief stay of execution tonight, as Prime Minister Yousef Raza Gilani announced that his government has reached a deal with the pro-Musharraf Pakistani Muslim League – Quaid (PML-Q) for their support in the event of a vote of no-confidence.

The PML-Q, which held the prime ministership throughout Musharraf’s junta, says they intend to stay in the opposition for the time being, but their support for the government in no-confidence votes would be enough to prevent the opposition from forcing new elections.

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