Pakistan accuses US of treating it like 'whipping boy' as terror row grows

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Foreign minister says two countries have no alliance after Washington suspends almost $1bn in security assistance

Pakistan has said it is being treated like a “whipping boy” and has no alliance with the US after Washington suspended at least $900m (£660m) in security assistance to the country for failing to take “decisive action” against terrorist networks.

The funding freeze announced on Thursday, along with a decision the same day to place Pakistan on a watchlist for “severe violations of religious freedom”, is the most forceful US effort in years to pressure Islamabad to rein in militant groups operating in the country.

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