On Thursday, the American watchdog said the Afghan government was incapable of ensuring that direct US financial assistance to the country would be used without risk of misuse and corruption.
USAID's own risk reviews of seven Afghan ministries concluded each ministry was unable to manage direct assistance, it alleged. The US has committed id="mce_marker".6 billion in direct aid to the government in
"The SIGAR audit does not identify a single instance of waste, fraud or abuse of USAID's direct assistance programme. SIGAR John F. Sopko consistently misrepresents facts for media attention," the ministry said.
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