Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 11
Officials from India and the US have requested Pakistan to shortly convey to justice the perpetrators of 26/11 Mumbai and Pathankot assaults.
They additionally reiterated that Pakistan should take “immediate, sustained, and irreversible action” to make sure no territory beneath its management was used for terrorist assaults.
A joint assertion after the 17th assembly of the US-India Counter-Terrorism Joint Working Group and Designations Dialogue spoke of a “far-reaching conversation” on counter-terrorism cooperation however no specifics have been out there.
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 mild of current 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 consists of designating people who’re a menace to the nation’s integrity and safety.
The Indian delegation was led by MEA Joint Secretary Mahaveer Singhvi and the US staff was headed by Nathan Sales from State Department.