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    India Biggest Recipient of US Aid Among 200 Nations, Received $65Bln

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    The United States provided $65.1 billion in economic assistance to India during the period from 1946 to 2012, more than any of the 200 countries analyzed, according to the US Agency for International Development (USAID) statistics.

    NEW DELHI (Sputnik) — Adjusted for inflation, the USAID data shows that India received $65.1 billion, just ahead of Israel on $65 billion, in financial aid from the United States.

    USAID provided economic assistance to India in such areas as child health, AIDS countermeasures, assistance to refugees and migrants, food support and control of drug trafficking.

    Pakistan, which received a total of $44.4 billion in aid, was also among the top-five recipients of financial assistance from the USAID.

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