Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump's 'lies and deceit' tweet

Country
Pakistan (PK)
Score
9.13
Source
The Guardian
Time
2018-01-02 (UTC)
ID
10503380

Diplomat asked to explain US president’s comments accusing the country of taking aid but failing to help fight terror Pakistan has summoned the US ambassador in a rare public rebuke after Donald Trump lashed out at Islamabad with threats to cut aid over “lies” about militancy. Pakistan’s foreign office summoned David Hale on Monday to explain the US president’s comments, media said. A spokesperson for the US embassy in Islamabad confirmed that the meeting took place. Continue reading...