Pakistan-US fighter jet deal still under discussion: Islamabad

Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) Pakistan on Sunday maintained that the proposed sale of F-16 fighter jets by the US to Pakistan was still under discussion between the two countries.

Commenting on media reports regarding the cutting of financial subsidy for the sale of the aircraft by the US, Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakariya observed that coordinated efforts were needed at international level to tackle the menace of terrorism, Dunya News reported.

Asserting that the responsibility to eliminate terrorism cannot be placed on one country, the spokesman said Islamabad and Washington were cooperating in the fight against terrorism.

He further said that provision of F-16s to Pakistan will enhance its anti-terrorism capability.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of or any employee thereof. is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here