US may withhold USD 255 million aid to Pak for inaction against terror groups: Report
In August, the United States---which has provided Pakistan more than USD 33 billion in aid since 2002---had said it was withholding the USD 255 million until Pakistan did more to crackdown on terrorist groups.
By: Express Web Desk | New York | Updated: December 30, 2017 12:49 pm
The NYT report comes days after US Vice President Mike Pence said in Kabul that the Trump administration has put Pakistan on notice. (Donald Trump and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi)
The United States government is reportedly considering to withhold USD 255 million in aid to Pakistan. PTI quoted a New York Times report as saying that the internal debate of Trump administration whether to deny Pakistan the money is a test of whether President Donald Trump will deliver on his threat to punish Islamabad for failing to cooperate on counter-terrorism operations.
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