Why US administration is mulling option of restoring security assistance to Pakistan?
WASHINTON – The Trump administration is reconsidering to resume the $300 million security aid to Pakistan.
According to the American media, the US to reset its ties with the Muslim majority state currently led by Imran Khan as prime minister of Pakistan has opened the doors to reset relations between the two countries.
The US-based newspaper claimed that the Trump administration Trump administration accepted the Pakistan’s sacrifices during war against terrorism and mulls resumption of sensitive security aid to Pakistan.
“Some of Trump’s top advisers argue that the time is ripe for Washington to begin restoring the military aid that the president cut from Islamabad at the start of the year,” it stated.
Former US ambassador to Pakistan had earlier termed that the recent cutting of security funds under the banner of Coalition Support Fund (CSF) was an absolutely terrible decision.
Earlier on September 2, the US made its final decision to cancel another $300 million in aid to its longtime ally Islamabad. On September 5, US Minister for Foreign Affairs Mike Pompeo visted Pakistan along with a delegation including US army officials and political leaders.