On Friday, India and the United States has underlined the need for Pakistan to take irreversible, meaningful, and verifiable action against terrorists and terror groups, which is operating from its soil.

India-US has exchanged views on threats caused by international terrorist outfits during the US-India Counterterrorism Joint Working Group and Designations Dialogue, which ended in Washington on Friday.

The US delegation was led by State Department Coordinator for Counterterrorism Ambassador Nathan Sales, and the Indian delegation was headed by Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, Mahaveer Singhvi.

According to a joint statement, “Both sides underlined the urgent need for Pakistan to take meaningful, irreversible, and verifiable action against terrorists and terrorist groups.”

It continued that two sides have discussed counter-terrorism cooperation between them and has resolved to continue close coordination on this important element of a bilateral relationship.

As per the joint statement, Nathan Sales has emphasized the US support for people and the Indian government in the fight against terrorism.

There was discussion to strengthening cooperation on information sharing and other ways to disruptability of terrorists to travel, consistent with the significant provisions and obligations outlined in the UNSC (United Nations Security Council) Resolution 2396.

The US and Indian officials have further highlighted their efforts on few of the world’s most pressing counter-terrorism challenges, which include financing, rehabilitating, operations of terrorist outfits, Internet usage, prosecuting, and reintegrating return of foreign terrorist fighters, it added.

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