US lawmakers introduce bill to brand Pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism
New Delhi : Pointing out the Osama bin connection Laden to cozy relationship with the Haqqani network, two powerful American lawmakers introduced a bill in the US House of Representatives to brand Pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism.
The lawmakers further said, it’s time that US should stop paying the country for its betrayal.
The 'Pakistan State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act (HR 6069) has been moved by Republican Ted Poe and Democrat Dana Rohrabacher, who is a ranking member of the influential Congressional Committee on Terrorism.
Poe, chairman of the House Subcommittee on Terrorism said, “"Not only is Pakistan an untrustworthy ally, Islamabad has also aided and abetted enemies of the US for years."
"From harbouring Osama bin Laden to its cozy relationship with the Haqqani network, there is more than enough evidence to determine whose side Pakistan is on in the War on Terror. And it's not America's," he alleged.
#Overseas Friends of BJP (OFBJP)-USA said, “OFBJP-USA believes that Uri attack should not be termed as another incident of terrorism by infiltrators, but it should be considered as an act of war by Pakistan against India.
#According to sources, US secretary of state John Kerry urged Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to limit Pakistan's atomic program.
#In return, Nawaz said that the same must be must also be implemented by India.
# PM Nawaz Sharif also explained his Japanese counterpart of the Kashmir isuue.
# Meanwhile tension have heightened between India and Pakistan in the wake of the attack by heavily-armed militants, suspected to be from Pakistan.