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US backs India's line on Pak terror

Kerry said the US would help India bring the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai attack and the 2016 Pathankot attack to justice

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj  shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry during  a meeting in New Delhi
Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry during a meeting in New Delhi

Sending out a strong signal to Pakistan on terrorism emanating from its soil, US Secretary of State John Kerry lauded India’s efforts in Afghanistan and said a trilateral talk among India, the US, and Afghanistan would take place next month.  US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, who was also present along with Kerry for the second round of India-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue in New Delhi, promised to address India’s concerns on hike in visa fee and the totalisation agreement. However, her Indian counterpart Nirmala Sitharaman said India would “wait ...