Pakistan accused US of lying because of the words of a multibillion-dollar aid

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in fotobanka in Washington. Archive photoPakistan accused US of lying because of the words of a multibillion-dollar aid© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

The US announced multi-billion dollar aid to Pakistan in countering terrorism unreliable, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Ambassador of Pakistan in Russia Kazi halilulla.

Earlier, the President of the United States Donald trump wrote on Twitter that over the last fifteen years, Washington has provided Pakistan more than $ 33 billion, but Islamabad did not help in the fight against terrorism and harboring of militants from Afghanistan. According to the American leader, «it will not happen».

Halilulla noted that «the outrageous accusations of the United States» disappointed the people of Pakistan and the government. According to him, these statements completely incomprehensible, as «openly contradict the facts.»

The Ambassador also pointed out that the US ignored the huge losses incurred by the population of the country, «fighting terrorism». According to him, in Pakistan killed 70 thousand people, including 6.5 thousand military and law enforcement, and the economy lost more than $ 120 billion.

«Claims related to billions of dollars in aid, also mislead,» — said khalilulla.

According to him, about half of the total volume of these funds — a charge Pakistan, in particular the fact that the United States use ground objects and air corridors of the country for operations in Afghanistan.