Urgent Need For Pak To Take Action Against Terror Groups: India-US Statement

The joint assertion acknowledged the meet was a on counterterrorism cooperation (Representational)


There may be an pressing want for Pakistan to take fast, sustained and irreversible motion to make sure that no territory underneath its management is used for terrorist actions, India and the USA mentioned on Thursday and requested Islamabad to expeditiously deliver to justice the perpetrators of terrorist assaults, together with the 26/11 Mumbai strike and the Pathankot airbase assault.

In a joint assertion issued after the 17th assembly of the India-US Counter Terrorism Joint Working Group and the third session of the India-US Designations Dialogue held nearly on September 9-10, each side denounced the usage of terrorist proxies and strongly condemned cross-border terrorism in all its kinds.

The Indian delegation was led by Mahaveer Singhvi, Joint Secretary for Counter Terrorism, Ministry of Exterior Affairs, whereas the American facet was led by Nathan Gross sales, State Division Coordinator for Counterterrorism.

The joint assertion acknowledged that the assembly was a far-reaching dialog on counterterrorism cooperation, resolving to proceed shut coordination on this vital ingredient of the great international strategic partnership that exists between the 2 nations.

“The 2 sides underlined the pressing want for Pakistan to take fast, sustained, and irreversible motion to make sure that no territory underneath its management is used for terrorist assaults, and to expeditiously deliver to justice the perpetrators of such assaults, together with 26/11 Mumbai and Pathankot,” the joint assertion mentioned.

The US facet reiterated its help for the individuals and the federal government of India within the combat in opposition to terrorism.

They exchanged views on threats posed by UN-sanctioned terrorist entities and emphasised the necessity for concerted motion in opposition to all terrorist networks, together with al-Qa’ida, ISIS/Daesh, Lashkar e-Tayyiba (LeT), Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), and Hizb-ul Mujahideen, a media assertion mentioned.

In the course of the assembly, the 2 sides additionally shared details about their priorities and procedures for pursuing sanctions and designations in opposition to terrorist teams and people, significantly in mild of current legislative modifications in India.

There was a joint dedication to strengthen cooperation on data sharing and different steps to disrupt the flexibility of worldwide terrorists to journey, in line with the vital provisions and obligations outlined within the United Nations Safety Council Decision 2396.

Contributors of the assembly additionally highlighted their efforts to deal with a number of the world’s most urgent counter-terrorism challenges, together with countering the financing and operations of terrorist organisations, countering radicalisation and terrorist use of the web, cross-border motion of terrorists and prosecuting, rehabilitating, and reintegrating returning terrorist fighters and members of the family.

India and the US additionally mentioned mutual authorized and extradition help, bilateral legislation enforcement coaching and cooperation.

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