Trump threatens to cut Pakistan aid

Trump threatens to cut Pakistan aid

Trump threatens to cut Pakistan aid

"There is a difference between facts and fiction".

Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said: "we have already told the United States that we will not do more, so Trump's "no more" does not hold any importance..."

In countering USA criticism, Pakistan says it has launched military operations to push out militants from its soil and that 17,000 Pakistanis have died fighting militants or in bombings and other attacks since 2001.

Launching a scathing attack at Pakistan, Trump wrote that Pakistan was providing "safe haven to terrorists we continue to hunt in Afghanistan".

The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai welcomed the latest remarks by the US President Donald Trump regarding Pakistan and proposed a joint coalition between the US and the region in a bid to increase pressures on Pakistan to help restore peace in the region.

Pakistani Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir-Khan rebuked the USA president's tweet and said that though Islamabad was its ally, America has given it nothing but invective and mistrust.

He stressed that Trump was accusing Pakistan due to "the US defeat in Afghanistan".

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Singh said countries who were earlier denying the role of Pakistan in terror activities on Indian soil, are also supporting India's viewpoint.

President Donald Trump suggested Monday, January 31 he would cut off foreign aid to Pakistan, accusing Islamabad of harboring violent extremists and lying about it. The US Embassy confirmed that Ambassador Hale was summoned by the Foreign Office at 9:00 pm.

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Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was yesterday due to chair a Cabinet meeting that was expected to focus on Mr Trump's tweet.

It observed that Pakistan has fought the war against terrorism primarily out of its own resources and at a great cost to its economy. "As the US aid and global support to Pakistan to fight terrorism has not given any result, so there is a need for more steps, such steps that could help in achieving the goals against terrorism", a spokesman for Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah told Radio Azadi.

Trump has been severely critical of the Pakistani government's handling of terrorist networks.

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