July 27, 2018 / 6:40 PM / 18 days ago

U.S. expresses concern about 'flaws' in Pakistan campaign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States expressed concern on Friday about “flaws” in the campaign process leading up to the Pakistani election this week.

People walk past an image of cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) at a market in Islamabad, Pakistan, July 27, 2018. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

“These included constraints placed on freedoms of expression and association during the campaign period that were at odds with Pakistani authorities’ stated goal of a fully fair and transparent election,” the State Department said in a statement.

Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by James Dalgleish

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