Published: Sat, January 06, 2018
World | By Camille Rivera

United States targets Pakistan again, tells it to step up fight against terrorism

United States targets Pakistan again, tells it to step up fight against terrorism

However, he said that in case the U.S. took action against Pakistan, it would be responded in accordance with the aspirations of the Pakistani people. On Monday, in his first tweet of the year, Trump said that the U.S. has "foolishly" given Pakistan more than $33 billion in aid over the last 15 years. "Pakistan is ready to publicly provide every detail of the U.S. aid that it has received", Asif told Geo TV in an interview published on Monday, adding that Pakistan did not want U.S. aid. He reiterated that Pakistan will not compromise on its territorial integrity at any cost and that while the country is ready to resolve issues via bilateral means, it will not do so at the stake prestige.

"Patience, positive incentives, and occasional feeble pressure have not induced Pakistan to end its double game".

The reaction followed Trump's message on Twitter, where he wrote that the United States had allocated millions of dollars in aid to Pakistan, while the latter had not contributed to countering terrorism and provided safe harbor to terrorists from Afghanistan.

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"We know that Pakistan can do more to fight and stop terrorism and we want them to step up and do that".

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In response to Trump's Monday tweet, the Pakistani defense ministry said it has helped the United States fight terrorism, but that it has gotten nothing but "invective and mistrust" in return.

Citing Pakistan's "unending saga of sacrifices" in the fight against terrorism, Asif wrote that "history teaches us not to blindly trust the U.S...."

Afghan-born Zalmay Khalilzad who has emerged as one of the vocal critic of Pakistan and has accused it of being a state sponsor of terrorism made the remarks ahead of the announcement of White House actions to pressurise Pakistan.

The frequency of suspected USA drone attacks near the Pakistani-Afghan border has increased notably since Trump introduced his Afghanistan strategy in August.

Major General Asif Ghafoor, a spokesman for the Pakistani Army, added that US aid to Pakistan has been "reimbursement for support Islamabad gave to the coalition for its fight against Al Qaeda".

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"As neighbours linked by rivers and mountains and shared common interests and cultural origins, it's natural and necessary for China, Afghan and Pakistan to conduct cooperation".

The ambassador said the United States should not shift the blame for their own mistakes and failures onto others.

Asif declared that U.S. have suffered huge losses in Afghanistan. Sanders told reporters on Tuesday during a news conference in which she asked Pakistan to step up its actions against terrorists and militant groups operating from its soil.

Pakistan was not paid $300 million of $1 billion under CSF in 2015 and $350 million of $900 million in 2016 because the administration could not certify Pakistan and indeed taken decisive action against the outfit, which is at the heart of U.S. anger with Pakistan, described as "deceit" by the president recently.

"So the strategy should be to really reinforce those elements that America stands for and promotes and President Trump [also] believes in-good governance, accountability, lack of corruption".

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