Pakistan quits CMF

Decision to leave the task force taken after US-led coalition limits fuel supplies, military sources tell Al Jazeera.

Pakistan navy quits anti-piracy task force amid worsening US ties


Pakistan’s navy is no longer part of the counterpiracy Combined Task Force (CTF) that operates in the western Indian Ocean, officials told Al Jazeera.

The decision to leave the task force was taken after the US-led operation refused to pay for fuel for the patrolling warships as part of a previous agreement, two highly-placed military officials told Al Jazeera on the condition of anonymity.

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