US owes one billion dollars to Pak for NATO fuel supplies: Pak UN Envoy

June 21st, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI  

Lahore, June 21 (ANI): Pakistan’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Abdullah Hussain Haroon, has claimed that the United States is indebted to pay one billion dollars to Pakistan for fuel supplies to the NATO forces stationed in Afghanistan.

A private television channel reported Haroon, as saying that out of the 10 billion dollars that Washington provided to Islamabad as aid, six billion dollars have already been spent on the ‘war on terror’.

He urged the international community for more help and support in Pakistan’s struggle against terrorism, The Daily Times reports.

Haroon said that the supply of arms and ammunitions and the continuous flow of money to the extremists from undisclosed sources was a matter of great concern.

He informed that the Pakistan government has also asked the UN to hold an inquiry into the sources of arms and funding for extremists. (ANI)

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