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Pakistan seeks leftover US military equipment in Afghanistan

ANI  |  Washington 

reportedly has its eyes on US military's 7 billion dollars worth of armored vehicles and equipment in Afghanistan, which the latter plans on discarding once the war comes to an end.

has been in talks with American officials for months over leftover military hardware that the US wants to get rid of.

While no final decision has been made, is keen on getting its hands on the US Army's mine-resistant ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicles, which according to Pentagon officials, would have limited strategic value, the Post reported.

Meanwhile, an unnamed Pakistani official said that Pakistan will not take it for the sake of just taking it, and it will not take it because it's free, adding that the country will take the equipment because it needed it.

First Published: Mon, March 17 2014. 16:55 IST