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U.S. Could Lift Aid Suspension If Pakistan Takes Steps To Rein Militants In

Reuters reports The United States could reexamine ending a suspension of security assistance to Pakistan, if the southeast Asian nation takes “decisive and sustained” actions against militant groups in the country, the Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan told a Senate committee Tuesday. Speaking before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Sullivan said: “We may consider lifting the suspension when we see decisive and sustained actions to address our concerns, including targeting all terrorist groups operating within its territory, without distinction,” the report said. Last month, the U.S. government said it was suspending at least $900 million in security assistance to Pakistan until…