China defends Pakistan over Trump’s remarks

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China backed Pakistan against US President Donald Trump’s First tweet of the year. Saying “Pakistan has made enormous efforts and sacrifices for the fight against terrorism and has made very outstanding contributions to the global cause of counter-terrorism.” This statement released in a Chinese Foreign Ministry briefing.

Earlier Trump blasted the Pakistan leadership in his First Tweet of the Year 2018 by saying that they have given America “nothing but lies and deceit” despite having received more than USD 33 billion in last 15 years. He Says, “The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools,”.

Moreover, Pakistan summoned the U.S. ambassador David Hale in protest against Donald Trump’s angry tweet about Pakistan’s “lies and deceit”, while Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif dismissed the outburst as a political stunt.