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US delivers helicopters to Pakistan for border security

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Islamabad, May 31, IRNA - The US government has delivered three HUEY 
II helicopters to Pakistan for use by the Ministry of Interior Air 
Wing, said a US Embassy news release received here on Monday. 
"These aircraft will supplement the 5 HUEY II helicopters and 
three fixed-wing aircraft already supplied by the State Department`s 
Bureau for International Norcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) 
as part of a $73 million border security program," it added. 
The aircraft will be used to support border security, counter 
narcotic and related operations on the western border. 
"They are a symbol of the ongoing close cooperation between the 
Government of Pakistan and the United States on these important 
issues," according to the news release. 
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