Pak's allegations of involvement in Baloch insurgency discussed with India: Mullen

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Washington, Dec.9 (ANI) : US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen has said that he has discussed Pakistan's allegations regarding India's involvement in fanning insurgency in Balochistan with the Indian leadership.

Mullen told a private television channel here, that he has discussed Islamabad's reservations with both his former and present Indian counterparts, including the Indian Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor, and the country's political leadership.

The top US military official said he has also held detailed discussions with Pakistan Chief of the Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani over the issue, The Nation reports.

Commenting on the heightened tension between India and Pakistan, Mullen said the resolution of the Kashmir issue, to a large extent, would help establishing peace and stabilise the region.

Responding to a query, Mullen said Washington is concerned about the killings of US citizens by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), and added that both the Taliban and Al-Qaeda were aiding each other in the Pak-Afghan border region. (ANI)

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