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Pakistani President unfazed

Published:Wednesday | February 20, 2008 | 2:32 PM

Pakistani President, Pervez Musharraf said he has no plans to resign, despite a sweeping victory by the opposition in the country\'s parliamentary elections.

Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, Mr. Musharraf said there was a need to move forward to help bring about a stable democratic government in Pakistan.

The main party backing President Musharraf suffered a heavy defeat.

A union of Ms. Bhutto\'s Pakistan People\'s Party (PPP) with another former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, would have more than half of the parliament\'s seats.

If a new governing coalition manages to muster a two-thirds majority in parliament, it could call for Mr. Musharraf to be impeached.