F-16s sale to Pakistan shouldn’t be cause of concern for India: Pentagon

17 Feb, 2016 7:42 pm

WASHINGTON – The United States Defence Department has said that F-16s sale to Pakistan should not be a cause of concern for India, reported 92 News.

A spokesman for Pentagon said that the fighter jets were being given to Pakistan keeping in view the regional security situation.

He said that the United States look at relationship with Pakistan and that with India as a separate relationship.

“We think this is a capability that will help Pakistan in its counterterrorism effort and we think that’s in the national security interests of the United States. We don’t think it should be cause of concern for India,” he said.

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