• Monday, September 26, 2022

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U.S. yet to see any evidence to end suspension of aid to Pakistan: State Dept.

By: Kiran Paul

U.S. aid suspension to Pakistan would end when “decisive and sustained” actions are taken against militant groups operating in its territory, said a State Department official on Sunday, adding that U.S. is yet to see any evidence of such steps. “U.S. has seen no evidence that Pakistan has met Trump administration demands for a crackdown on extremist groups based on Pakistani territory,” Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. “We may consider lifting the suspension when we see decisive and sustained actions to address our concerns, including targeting all terrorist groups operating within its territory,…

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