New Delhi: In a joint statement issued on Thursday after the second high-level Indo-US 2+2 Dialogue, India and the United States have called upon Pakistan to take “immediate and irreversible ” action against all terrorist networks that includes Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and Lashkar e-Taiba (LeT).
It has also asked Pakistan to arrest and prosecute the perpetrators of cross-border terrorist attacks and ensure that no territory under its control is used for terrorism against other countries in any manner.
The dialogue was attended by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and their American counterparts Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark Esper.
“The Ministers called on Pakistan to take an immediate, sustained and irreversible action to ensure that no territory under its control is used for terrorism against other countries in any manner and to arrest and prosecute the perpetrators of cross-border terrorist attacks, including 26/11 Mumbai and Pathankot,” the statement added.
Jaishankar appreciated the sentiments expressed by Secretary Pompeo on the 11th anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks.