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US still not ready to resume security aid to Pakistan

Mike Pence with Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

By: Keerthi Mohan

The United States of America, which suspended more than $1.15 billion security assistance to Pakistan in January, is still not ready to resume dispensing aid to the country until it eliminates terrorist safe havens. The US had accused Pakistan of harbouring terrorist organisations such as Afghan Taliban and Haqqani Network, and accused the country of not taking decisive steps to eliminate militant activities. “The US government has been very honest and open both publicly and privately with Pakistan on the things that they need to address before we can move forward with the resumption of the aid that has been…

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