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US provides six armored personnel vehicles to Balochistan govt

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  1. Abu Zarrar

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    Karachi: On December 6, Consul General Grace Shelton officially handed over six armored personnel vehicles (APVs) worth 150 million rupee ($1.5 million USD) to the Balochistan police officials at an event in Karachi. The vehicles were built by the American company Lenco and were designed specifically for the rough terrain of Balochistan and easy maintenance locally.

    In addition to the APVs, the United States recently donated 4,000 bullet resistant vests, mine and explosives detectors, bomb suits, and bomb blankets. The total donation was in excess of $7 million USD.

    Speaking at the event the Consul General said, “The recent targeted killings of Balochistan police officers shows just how dangerous policing can be in Balochistan and how we cannot rest in determining ways to keep law enforcement officers safe. The United States Government hopes these vehicles and the other protective equipment can help protect these brave officers while they continue to fight crime and terrorism.”

    The United States Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs works in more than 90 countries to help countries combat crime and corruption, counter drug-related offences, improve police institutions, and promote laws and court systems that are fair and accountable.


    Source:https://www.samaa.tv/pakistan/2017/12/us-provides-six-armored-personnel-vehicles-balochistan-govt/
     
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  2. Signalian

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    are there any conditions to be met also?
     
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  3. Reichsmarschall

    Reichsmarschall SENIOR MEMBER

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    what do they want in return?
     
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  4. RealNapster

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    Balochi sajji

    @DESERT FIGHTER tyaari pakro
     
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  5. Malik Usman

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    Good that will reduce Indian Terrorism..........which they are spreading from Afghanistan in this area.
     
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    That is how it works from one angle they are helping to show they care about you, on the other fund terrorism.
     
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  7. Straight Razor

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    These days the numbers have become a joke. Why do we even want these small number of vehicles from US. This number can be arranged from HIT.
     
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    I am more happy about 4000 BP vests
     
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    Good.
    Take care.
     
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    Agree, but free vs $$$
     
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    Get ready for wave 2 of terror. This time it will be the US and not india playing forward changing their position from quarterback.
     
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    Considering the present circumstances US embassy should be shut down
    This should be the minimum response from OIC nations

    Shut down US embassies in Muslims countries untill furtner notice
     
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    I think Balochistan is in good hands for now - army has got things in control there
     
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    Thanks...we must thank us govt for their help
     
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    Yes sir, we are going to close them.

    Any further thing sir?
     
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