US Assistant Secretary of State, Richard Boucher called on President Pervez Musharraf and apprised him of the reservations of PML(N) and People's Party, while President Musharraf asserted that no interference was being done in matters of government from his side instead all support and assistance was being provided. President Musharraf, in the meeting with the US Assistant Secretary of State, Richard Boucher, said that the miscreants would not be allowed to take any part of the country hostage. Richard Boucher in the meeting said that Pakistan was a key-ally in the war against terrorism, which has brought several victories. Richard Boucher said that the maintenance of law and order at Pak-Afghan border was the joint responsibility of concerned parties.