'No one is fooled': Jaishankar rejects U.S justification for Pak F-16 assistance

India fumes over F-16 deal of QUAD partner United States with Pakistan. External Affairs Minister Jaishankar has slammed Biden administration’s proposal to provide $450 million worth of spares and services for Pakistan’s F-16s. The Minister said that no one is fooled by claims that these are meant only for counter-terror operations. jaishankar also raised questions over "merits" of the U.S-Pakistan relationship and said that it hasn't served the interests of either of the nations. The statement comes after just weeks ago, for the first time since 2018, U.S State Department approved a Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to the government of Pakistan. Watch this report for more information.

 
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