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A GOP-controlled House panel has cut the U.S. foreign aid budget by about 9 percent, targeting the cuts on economic aid and contributions to the United Nations and the World Bank.

Despite the cuts, the legislation won bipartisan backing by the Appropriations foreign aid panel, though it is sure to be hit with a White House veto threat because it’s in line with a broader GOP budget plan that breaks faith with last summer’s budget and debt pact with President Obama.

The panel maintains aid to Israel and Egypt at the administration’s requests but denies $800 million in requested funding for a special fund for training and equipping Pakistan’s military in counterinsurgency tactics.

The measure also would boost funding to help Mexico and Colombia fight drug cartels.

From wire dispatches and staff reports