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Pakistan hits back at ‘incomprehensible’ Trump tweet

Donlad Trump has been a long-term critic of Pakistan

By: Sarwar Alam

Pakistan angrily dismissed threats by US president Donald Trump to cut off aid as “completely incomprehensible”, in the latest diplomatic row to rock the shaky alliance between Washington and Islamabad over militancy. The “recent statements… by the American leadership were completely incomprehensible as they contradicted facts manifestly,” read a statement issued by the prime minister’s office after a meeting of the National Security Council. Trump’s comments “struck with great insensitivity” and “negated the decades of sacrifices made by the Pakistani nation”, it added. The statement was the first formal comment from Pakistan since Trump lashed out on Monday, making Islamabad…

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