Pakistan's Zardari says not leaving office
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari has said leaving office is not an option and that no one has asked him to resign, responding to speculation that the powerful military wanted his departure.
"No one has asked for it yet. If someone does, I'll tell you," Zardari, who appeared in good spirits after medical treatment in Dubai last month, said in a pre-recorded interview with one of the country's most popular television anchors.
(Reporting by Qasim Nauman; Editing by Michael Georgy)
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