Pakistan should stop harbouring terrorists: Sushma Swaraj

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New Delhi, Aug 30: Pakistan should stop providing safe haven to terrorists and terror groups such as Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed and the 'D-Company', External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday at the conclusion of the second India-US Strategic Dialogue here.

"(US) Secretary (of State John) Kerry and I had similar views on the issue of global terrorism. No nation should adopt double standards on terrorism such as differentiating between good terrorists and bad terrorists," she said. 

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Sushma Swaraj added that it is incumbent upon Pakistan "to stop providing safe haven to terrorists and terror outfits" such as Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed and the D-Company.

"Secretary Kerry and I also agreed that Pakistan should act soon to bring to justice the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai and 2016 Pathankot attacks in India," she said.

The Minister said the two sides also agreed to the need for greater bilateral cooperation to counter terrorism, especially the sharing of information and intelligence about the terrorists who have been identified or are suspicious.

"We agreed that we would share more intelligence related to terrorism and would work together to bring terrorists and terror groups in the UN list," she said.

IANS

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