Возвращение Мушаррафа?

ЛАХОР. Бывший президент Пакистана Первез Мушарраф решил вернуться в пакистанскую политику, если не совсем в сам Пакистан. Он объявил о своем решении в Лондонском национальном либеральном клубе, организации, основанной в девятнадцатом веке Уильямом Гладстоном и другими поборниками парламентской традиции Великобритании.

Конечно, выбор места проведения события был пропитан иронией. Мушарраф не поддерживал гладстонские традиции, когда он был у власти почти девять лет, с октября 1999 по август 2008 года. Он признал это в своем выступлении на презентации своей политической партии, Всепакистанской мусульманской лиги, с безопасного расстояния в тысячи километров от все более бурного Пакистана.

Хотя Мушарраф не уточнил свои «ошибки», ссылка была очевидна: его импульсивное решение в марте 2007 года уволить главного судью Верховного суда Ифтихара Чаудхри. Судья отказался подчиняться президенту и военным в решении важных конституционных вопросов, в том числе собственных прав Первеза Мушаррафа участвовать в выборах президента, оставаясь военным.

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