Pakistan says it is preparing a response to President Trump, who wrote in a New Year's Day tweet that Islamabad was giving Washington only "lies & deceit" in exchange for billions of dollars in USA aid.
"They (Pakistanis) work with us at times, and they also harbour the terrorists that attack our troops in Afghanistan".
In the meanwhile, Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has today summoned a meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC) to discuss what further action needs to be taken following the US President's tweet.
Hours later, the United States suspended its Dollars 255 million military aid to Pakistan for now, the White House confirmed, saying the fate of such assistance will depend on Islamabad's response to terrorism on its soil.More news: New vehicle technology will be on display at CES 2018 this week
According to a New York Times report, the growing disagreement between the two countries and Pakistan's inability to neutralise the terrorist networks operating from its soil was possibly affecting the decision in providing financial aid to the Islamabad.
Defence Minister Khurram Dastagir said Pakistan had extended unprecedented cooperation to the USA to eliminate Al Qaeda from its soil and Afghanistan besides fighting the war against terror.
"He has tweeted against us (Pakistan) and Iran for his domestic consumption", Mr Asif told Geo TV on Monday.
The previous United States administration promised the $255m aid to Pakistan in 2015 and announced to release it in 2016.
He added that China is very pleased to see Pakistan involved in the foreign cooperation, counter-terrorism included, based on mutual respect for contributing to the regional stability and peace.