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PEHSAWAR, July 19: The infuriated protesters here on Tuesday asked the government to stop the USA from interfering in the internal affairs of the country.

The protest rally, organised by Almi Muttahida Ulema-o-Mashaikh Council on Sher Shah Suri Road against the increasing US influence in the region, was attended by activists of different religious parties.

The protesters were holding banners and placards inscribed with slogans against the US and Zionist forces.

The chairman of the council, Maulana Mohammad Shoaib, Jamaat-i-Islami local leader Advocate Baharullah Khan and Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam district chief Qari Rafiq Shah led the protesters.

Addressing on the occasion, Maulana Shoaib said that America was killing Muslims in drone attacks and wanted to corrupt the new generation through its vulgar culture.

“The gay party at US embassy in Islamabad is a live example of the nefarious designs of Americans, who want to promote anti-Islamic culture on our soil,” he said.

He added that such activities were tantamount to challenging Muslims.

Other speakers said that no religion of the world allowed homosexuality but western countries wanted to impose their culture on Muslims world. They said that they would not tolerate such attitude.

The US, they said, had failed to win the war against Muslims and now it was attacking them through such immoral activities.

They asked the rulers to condemn the gay party and call the US ambassador to the foreign office to apprise him of the sentiments of Muslims.

They also demanded of the government to ban such activities in the country as it had come into existence under the Islamic ideology. “There is no room for such activities in our country,” they said.

The speakers urged all Muslim countries of the world to join hands against such immoral attacks.