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Pakistan’s army chief wants mass protests settled

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Officials in Pakistan say the country’s powerful army chief has asked the government to hold negotiations with protesters to settle a mass demonstration outside parliament.

They say Gen. Rasheel Sharif made the request during a meeting today with Shahbaz Sharif, the younger brother of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The protesters have demanded the premier step down over allegations of fraud in last year’s election.

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