13 April 2009
Pakistan accused the United States and the West on Monday of generating "ill will" and warned US Senator John Kerry against attaching conditions to a massive aid package.
The chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee has backed a bill that would triple economic assistance for Pakistan, a key US ally in the fight against Islamist militants, to 7.5 billion dollars over five years.
(Photo: AFP/Aamir Qureshi)
[It's OK folks. He'll vote against it after he votes for it. - Sarge]