Washington: India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had reacted sharply in the matter of giving $450 million fund to Pakistan in the name of maintenance of F-16 fighter jets, on which America's reaction has now come to the fore. US State Department spokesman Ned Price has said that we see both India and Pakistan as separate allies.
Ned Price further said that we do not look at our relations with India and Pakistan from the point of view of how those two countries are with each other. Price further said that both countries are our allies, and the US also sees both as allies because in many respects we have shared values and common interests. He said that America wants to make every effort to see positivity in relations between these two neighboring countries.
Let us tell you that, while answering a question about the F-16 maintenance package in an event organized by the Indian-American in Washington, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said that everyone knows that the F-16 fighter jets Where and against whom (India) is it used. The External Affairs Minister had further said that you cannot fool anyone by saying such a thing.