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WORLD IN BRIEF : PAKISTAN : President Says He'll Loosen Ties to U.S.

November 09, 1990|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

In a strident address before Parliament, President Ghulam Ishaq Khan vowed to end his country's hat-in-hand relationship with the United States. Ishaq Khan also warned that the 12-year-old war in neighboring Afghanistan will not end until the Soviet Union halts its support for that country's Communist government. As expected, Pakistan's new Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif easily won a vote of confidence in Parliament.

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