White House Backs Military Assistance to Pakistan

In a policy statement, White House has warned congress that restrictions on military assistance to Pakistan will damage its bilateral relations.

Congress on Tuesday restricted US military assistance to Pakistan over their concerns for lack of action against Haqqani network. The move was followed by House Armed Services Committee draft bill to block $ 450 million in aid to Pakistan.

White House in its statement has clarified that we are in continued engagement with highest authorities in Pakistan for action against the group.

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