Skip to comments.Pakistan- Musharraf to address nation on Monday (Resignation expected - 4 AM ET)
Posted on 08/17/2008 10:52:14 PM PDT by HAL9000
ISLAMABAD, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf, under pressure to step down before he is impeached, will address the nation at 1 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Monday, an official in the president's office told Reuters.
Speculation the former army chief and firm U.S. ally will resign has been mounting since the coalition government, led by the party of assassinated former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, said this month it planned to impeach him.
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My guess: Dubai.
2nd guess: Bahrain.
This is not a good thing. He will be sorely missed. I’m afraid we will soon see some craziness over there.
I doubt it will stay there. Nor will their nukes.
“This is not a good thing. He will be sorely missed.”
Not so sure about that - he talked out of both sides of his mouth, and had considerable delusions of grandeur. This new one remains to be seen.
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf will not resign while addressing the nation on Monday afternoon, said presidential spokesman Rashid Qureshi.http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90777/90851/6479066.html
The reports on Musharraf's resignation "are nonsense," Qureshi told Xinhua via telephone.
Rashid Quraishi rubbishes President resignation buzz
ISLAMABAD: Presidents spokesman, Rashid Quraishi has termed the news regarding the resignation of President Musharraf baseless and insinuation.
When quizzed on the news relating to President resignation, he said that the President was discharging his duty constitutionally and he has no information about the President deciding to resign. It may be recalled that earlier it was reported that the President would address the nation any time today, when he could announce his resignation.
Sounds like maybe now he won’t even give a speech, period!
ALERT - President Musharraf does not resign Monday
ISLAMABAD - President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan not n'annoncera his resignation Monday during his speech to the nation, despite an impeachment procedure announced by the government, told AFP a presidential adviser.
He is giving the speech now.
BBC NEWS - LATEST: Musharraf defends record as president of Pakistan in live broadcast to nation. More soon.
OK, thanks for the update(s).
Live stream -
click “Live Stream 1”
He’s speaking in Urdu language.
ALERT - Pakistan: "false accusations" for dismissal, says Musharraf
ISLAMABAD - President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf has assured Monday in a televised speech that the government had launched "false" accusations against him to justify an impeachment procedure.
He resigned per Fox.
Hold on to your hats.
Terrorists with nukes coming up very soon.