On Monday the Indian Army hit back at Pakistan in retaliation to the unprovoked firing. The Army said that seven Pakistani soldiers including a Major had been killed in action along the Line of Control in Janglote area opposite the Mendhar sector.
With US President Donald Trump coming down hard on Pakistan, the nation is left to chose between the devil and the deep sea. The suspension of aid to Pakistan has been reported widely and it is to be seen how much of an impact it would have on the country.
Don’t make a joke out of the country, the Pakistan Supreme Court told the ISI. “You are top agency and you should not make a joke out of the country”, the SC also told the agency.
In the year 2010, the US made a very generous grant of 4.5 billion US dollars to Pakistan. Incidentally, the aid was meant to help Pakistan in its counter-terrorism efforts. Ironically the same year, the US suffered 499 casualties in Afghanistan which incidentally is the highest.
Two days after the Donald Trump tweet, Pakistan has issued a directive to dump the Dollar for the Yuan. The Central Bank of Pakistan gave the green signal to use the Chinese currency for bi-lateral trade with China.
As the US administration withheld the 225 million dollar assistance to Pakistan, it said that there are clear reasons for this.
In October, Donald Trump had said that the US has started to develop a much better relationship with Pakistan and its leaders. On New Years, the US President shocked Pakistan with a tweet that read, “the United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools. They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!
US President Donald Trump said in a New Year’s tweet that his administration is not satisfied with Pakistan’s response on terror. Trump vowed to cut all aid to Pakistan for lies and deceit of 15 years.
United States President Donald Trump has raised the issue of Pakistan’s refusal to act against terrorist groups despite having an obligation to do so and recently, Pakistan has also banned the charities of Lashkar-e-Taiba boss Hafiz Saeed. These are crucial developments where India is concerned as Pakistan has been a perennial problem for long.
New Delhi: US President Donald Trump handed out an ultimatum to Pakistan and said, all they have indulged in is deceit and lies.