An olive branch between enemies: Pakistan accepts flood aid from India

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“It’s a tremendous gesture, very mature. India should be commended for donating it and Pakistan should be commended for accepting it.”

Mosharraf Zaidi, a columnist for Pakistan’s The News, commenting after India offered $5 million in flood aid to arch-rival Pakistan and after the offer was accepted. The US had urged Pakistan to accept the aid, which can be seen as a confidence-building measure.

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