AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry has told former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf that he hopes the strained ties between the U.S. and Pakistan will improve.
The met Tuesday at a hotel in the Texas capital, Austin. During the meeting, the Republican governor lamented the two countries' poor relationship but did not directly criticize current U.S.
policy toward Pakistan including the White House's recent suspension of $800 million in U.S. aid to the Pakistani military.
During a speech on Monday at Rice University, Musharraf said the decision to cut the aid could hamper anti-terror efforts.