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Pakistan: US flag desecrated as Trump's Pakistan announcement sparks anger01:12

Pakistan: US flag desecrated as Trump's Pakistan announcement sparks anger

Pakistan, Peshawar
January 5, 2018 at 22:19 GMT -00:00 · Published

Hundreds of demonstrators burnt the US flag and an image of President Donald Trump, in protest at the decision of the US to suspend security aid to Pakistan, at the Peshawar military cantonment on Friday.

It comes after the US government accuses Pakistan of actively harbouring terrorists and failing to adequately confront terror groups within its territory.

The decision to halt security assistance followed tweets from Trump where he claimed that: 'The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years' adding that the country has given 'nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools' in return. He also added that Pakistan provides a 'safe haven to the terrorists.'

Pakistan: US flag desecrated as Trump's Pakistan announcement sparks anger01:12
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Hundreds of demonstrators burnt the US flag and an image of President Donald Trump, in protest at the decision of the US to suspend security aid to Pakistan, at the Peshawar military cantonment on Friday.

It comes after the US government accuses Pakistan of actively harbouring terrorists and failing to adequately confront terror groups within its territory.

The decision to halt security assistance followed tweets from Trump where he claimed that: 'The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years' adding that the country has given 'nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools' in return. He also added that Pakistan provides a 'safe haven to the terrorists.'

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