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Musharff Steps down as Pakistan's army Chief

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posted on Aug, 29 2007 @ 11:04 AM
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Musharff Steps down as Pakistan\\


www.cnn.com

There is no story yet, only a single statement saying he has stepped down as the head of the Pakistani military.
(visit the link for the full news article)



[edit on 29-8-2007 by XFoxMulderX]




posted on Aug, 29 2007 @ 11:04 AM
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Yet another disturbing development in the Middle East.

www.cnn.com
(visit the link for the full news article)



posted on Aug, 29 2007 @ 11:06 AM
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Wonder if he stepped down voluntarily or under threat? Hmmmm...



posted on Aug, 29 2007 @ 11:57 AM
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Perhaps with all the rumors about US attacking Iran he rather step down than be in charge of his army when the the time to chose sides comes to the table.


Back the USA attack against another muslim country or take side with its fellow muslim people.

I can see already the protest in the streets in Pakistan.


[edit on 29-8-2007 by marg6043]



posted on Aug, 29 2007 @ 12:07 PM
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was it on a news flash on cnn. Sorry but I can't find it anywhere. Checked reuters as-well and nothing. This is HUGE imho but I'll keep checking cnn to see if it comes up!



posted on Aug, 29 2007 @ 12:18 PM
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reply to post by SpinDropSmile
 


I saw the banner on CNN.COM announcing this as well but now it is nowhere to be found...odd.


[edit on 29-8-2007 by Night Watchman]


JSR

posted on Aug, 29 2007 @ 12:22 PM
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he has to step down as army cheif, to run as a presidential canidate.

its the new law in pakastan.



posted on Aug, 29 2007 @ 12:29 PM
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Supporting links:

Musharraf 'to quit as army chief'
Bhutto: Musharraf to step down as army chief

Seems to be related to this:


Bhutto 'close to Musharraf deal'

Former Pakistani PM Benazir Bhutto says she is close to reaching a deal to share power with President Musharraf.

The embattled military ruler is seeking support for presidential elections that could give him another five-year term.

But he is under pressure to reach a deal with the opposition after several Supreme Court rulings went against him.

Ms Bhutto told the BBC that most issues had been resolved, but an agreement had not been finalised. She wants a clear statement he will resign as army chief.

Please visit the link provided for the complete story.



I suppose it's true. But there's nothing yet on the prez's website:

www.presidentofpakistan.gov.pk...




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