Showing posts with label India-Pakistan relations. Show all posts
Showing posts with label India-Pakistan relations. Show all posts

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

India won't sit inertly if its officers are assaulted: US official

WASHINGTON: Asking Pakistan to cinch down on fanatic gatherings inside its domain, a top US administrator has advised Islamabad that India would not sit inertly if its troopers or subjects were being assaulted.

"(They) are supported by Pakistan. They (Trump organization) should be more towards putting the weight on Pakistan to follow LeT and other activist gatherings inside Pakistan that are creating pressures on the India-Pakistan fringe," he said in light of a question.

"I think the accentuation here is that they (Pakistan) need to accomplish more to brace down on those rough and radical gatherings inside Pakistan themselves, since India won't sit by inactively while it's warriors or it's subjects are being assaulted," said Crowley, a previous co-Chair of the House India Caucus.

The Congressman said these issues ought to be dealt with in a reciprocal way by the two nations.

"In any case, I do believe there's a part that the United States can play as both a companion to India and Pakistan to put the weight on our companions to discover a route forward to help keep peace in the district and to achieve compromise," the Democratic official from New York said.