Package given for maintenance
He met the External Affairs Minister of India S. Jaishankar said that this package was not for new aircraft, new systems and new weapons. Blinken said Pakistan’s program enhances its ability to deal with terrorist threats emanating from Pakistan or the region. He said that such power of Pakistan will help us in combating terrorism. He said that it is our responsibility and responsibility to ensure that the military equipment to whom we provide is able to maintain these equipment.
Why was the package approved?
When asked about the dangers of terrorism and the need for the F-16 to counter them, Blinken said the threats of terrorism are obvious, which are emerging from Pakistan as well as neighboring countries. And whether it is TTP (Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan) which is targeting Pakistan, whether it is IS, whether it is Al Qaeda, I think the threats are clear and well known, and we all need to make sure that That we have the means to deal with them. This is what the approval for the F-16 package is for.
America gave a blow to India, despite objections, Pakistan’s F-16 package was approved
Islamabad: Ignoring India’s objections to Pakistan’s F-16 package, the US Congress approved a proposed foreign military sale worth $450 million for the maintenance and maintenance services of the fighter aircraft. This information was given in a media report on Wednesday. Congress did not object to the proposed sale, Geo News reported, paving the way for a package for Pakistan, which was approved by President Joe Biden’s administration last month.