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    MR. ZULFICAR ALI BHUTTO, FORMER POLITICAL OPPONENT OF PRESIDENT AYUB KHAN OF PAKISTAN, AND CHAIRMAN?

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    MR. ZULFICAR ALI BHUTTO, FORMER POLITICAL OPPONENT OF PRESIDENT AYUB KHAN OF PAKISTAN, AND CHAIRMAN OF THE PEOPLES PARTY, WAS INTERVIEWED IN KARACHI LAST SUNDAY (30 MARCH) ABOUT THE TRANSITION FROM MARTIAL LAW TO DEMOCRACY. MR. BHUTTO COMMENTED ABOUT THE MILITARY GOVERNMENT OF GENERAL YAHYA KHAN. WHO IS NOW PRESIDENT OF PAKISTAN AFTER AYUB KHAN'S RECENT RESIGNATION.

    MR. BHUTTO'S FOUR CHILDREN WERE WITH HIM AT HIS KARACHI RESIDENCE DURING THE INTERVIEW.

    MR. BHUTTO SAID HE THOUGHT THAT ORDER COULD EMERGE FROM THE CONFUSION OF PAKISTAN'S POLITICAL SITUATION. HE WENT ON TO SAY THAT IF THE GOVERNMENT OF GENERAL YAHYA KHAN WERE TO PROCEED ALONG THE LINES STATED IN THE GENERAL' RECENT BROADCAST, A PEACEFUL TRANSFER TO CIVILIAN DEMOCRATIC GOVERNMENT WOULD BE POSSIBLE.

    HE AGREED THAT SERIOUS PROBLEMS EXIST BETWEEN EAST AND WEST PAKISTAN, SAYING THAT IT WAS IMPORTANT THAT EAST PAKISTAN'S GRIEVANCES BE REDRESSED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACQJ0YNQF03R42JA36758PBOIQ
    Media URN:
    VLVACQJ0YNQF03R42JA36758PBOIQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/04/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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