Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 11
Officials from India and the US have requested Pakistan to rapidly carry to justice the perpetrators of such assaults, together with 26/11 Mumbai and Pathankot. They additionally reiterated that Pakistan should take “immediate, sustained, and irreversible action” to make sure that no territory below its management is used for terrorist assaults.
A joint assertion after the seventeenth assembly of the US-India Counter Terrorism Joint Working Group and Designations Dialogue spoke of a “far-reaching conversation” on counterterrorism cooperation however no specifics had been obtainable.
Concurrently, on the third session of the US-India Designations Dialogue, either side shared details about their priorities and procedures for pursuing sanctions and designations towards terrorist teams and people, significantly in gentle of latest legislative modifications in India.
Section 15 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) has been significantly amended to widen the definition of a “terrorist act”. It now contains designating people who’ve dedicated or intend to threaten the nation’s integrity, safety, financial safety or intend to strike terror within the individuals in India or in any overseas nation.
The joint assertion of the final Counter Terrorism JWG assembly held over a 12 months again had requested Pakistan to take “immediate, sustained, and irreversible action” to make sure that no territory below its management is used for terrorist assaults.
The Indian facet was led by MEA’s Joint Secretary for Counter Terrorism Mahaveer Singhvi and Nathan Sales from the State Department led their delegation.
Both sides additionally denounced use of terrorist proxies and strongly condemned cross-border terrorism and exchanged views on threats posed by UN-sanctioned terrorist entities and emphasised the necessity for concerted motion towards all terrorist networks, together with al-Qa’ida, ISIS/Daesh, Lashkar e-Tayyiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, and Hizb-ul Mujahideen. Of them, three are Pakistan-quartered.