Rehman denies Zardari making a threat to lawyers' movement

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Islamabad, Jan 28 (ANI): Pakistan's Information Minister Sherry Rehman has denied that President Asif Ali Zardari made any threatening comments regarding the upcoming lawyers' long march in February at the Parliament building on Tuesday. Several Pakistani newspapers published a story, which attributed a statement threatening the lawyers' movement to President Asif Ali Zardari.

The statement was allegedly made during a PPP parliamentary party meeting on Monday, The Dawn reported.English-language daily The News carried a headline stating "I will deal with lawyers: Zardari" while affiliated news channel Geo quoted the president as saying: "You will see how I deal with the lawyers." (ANI)

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