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US-based Muhajir group urges US to suspend all aid to Pak

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

The World Muhajir (WMC), a US-based group, has asked the US to suspend all financial aid to Pakistan, alleging that there has been no change in attitude of in the fight against

"The WMC appeal the US administration and to stop giving aid or any kind of assistance to countries that hate our existence and is no exception," it said in a memorandum submitted to Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Alice G Wells yesterday.

Observing that the US is by far the biggest donor to in terms of economic, military and financial aid, it said that Pakistans powerful security machinery, instead of utilising this support to eliminate terrorism, is supporting and providing safe havens to terrorists.

"ISIS, and Al-Qaeda are operating freely from terror sanctuaries on Pakistani soil," the memorandum alleged.

Muhajirs are Urdu-speaking people who migrated from during partition.

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First Published: Thu, November 09 2017. 21:02 IST