Pakistan reacts after US cuts $300 million military aid
Pakistan reacts after US cuts $300 million military aid
Pentagon moves to scrap US$300 million in aid to Pakistan
03 September, 2018, 18:59
On Sunday, Pentagon spokesperson Lt-Col Kone Faulkner confirmed that the USA would be finally cancelling $300m in Coalition Support Funds (CSF), which was part of the $1.1bn suspended in January, reassigning the funds to other projects, "due to a lack of Pakistani decisive actions in support of the South Asia Strategy".
He said that the 2018 DoD Appropriations Act, published on March 23, details United States dollars 500 million was rescinded by the Congress.
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On closing consulate in Afghanistan, Shah replied Afghan's foreign minister will call him tomorrow at 10AM and matter would be discussed in detail.
Talking about how the Pakistani government will press the U.S. officials, including Pompeo and top United States military officer General Joseph Dunford who are scheduled to visit Islamabad on September 5, he said, "We will sit and discuss this with him [Pompeo]". It is not assistance, which was suspended. Mushahid Hussain noting that the money being withheld was never meant to be aid in the first place, but rather was money owed to Pakistan by the USA military for services provided during the war. This is our money. "We have several combined interest. we will take our mutual respect for each other into consideration and move forward", he said. "We did it for our betterment, which they had to reimburse".
Faulkner said since January, they have consistently engaged with Pakistani military officials at the highest levels, based on both a shared commitment to defeat all terrorist groups that threaten regional stability and security, as well as on a shared vision of a peaceful future for Afghanistan.
USA officials have repeatedly accused Pakistan of playing a double game, by covertly providing safe havens for Afghan Taliban insurgents and fighters from the Haqqani group, who are waging a 17-year-old war against Afghanistan's US -backed government.
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Some analysts have said there is no real way to pressure Pakistan, which believes it is more important to keep Afghanistan out of India´s orbit than to clamp down on cross-border militancy.
But Trump's aggressive language has especially angered Pakistani officials. Haley said Pakistan would work with the U.S.at times, while at the same time harboring terrorists that attack American troops in Afghanistan.
The Pakistani government was critical of the move, with Sen.
Previous administrations have tried similar approaches to get Pakistan to comply with US aims for security in the region.
Among the issues Mr. Pompeo is expected to raise on his visit is counterterrorism in the region. If that is in fact what the U.S. is aiming for, Pakistan can emphasise the role it can play to facilitate a dialogue among the Taliban, the Afghan government and the US.
The Trump administration has claimed Islamabad is granting safe haven to militants who are waging a 17-year-old war in neighboring Afghanistan - a charge Pakistan denies. "The suspension of security assistance to Pakistan was announced in January 2018", Pentagon spokesman Lt Col Kon Faulkner said.
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