No US Aid Cut for Pakistan

    Top U.S. officials have denied that the Obama administration has plans to cut support to Pakistan following a bomb attempt at Times Square, which American lawmakers linked to Tehrek-e-Taliban Pakistan, The Hindu reports.

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke have asserted a continued U.S.-Pakistan development cooperation involving fight against terrorism.

    President Barack Obama had signed into law the USD7.5 billion worth of civilian aid to Pakistan until 2014.

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