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U.S. sends yet another warning to Pak to go after terrorism on its own soil

ANI  |  Washington D.C.,[US] 

In yet another stern warning to Pakistan, the United States has asserted that it is working very hard to push to go terrorist groups that seek safe haven on their soil and territory.

State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner said in a press conference that another goal of the U.S. is to push for more between and India, which will help reduce tensions in the region

"We're always working hard to push to go after those terrorist groups that seek safe haven on their soil and territory, rather. And we're pushing for more dialogue between and India, which we believe will help reduce tensions in the region," he said.

Lauding India's 'supportive' role with regard to and support for the Government, Toner added that the U.S. aims to continue to support the military as it steps up its fight against the and to support the Government as it pushes much-needed reforms in the economy and the democratic system

"But whenever you look at any situation like you have, any conflict like you have, in Afghanistan, certainly there's a range of different regional dynamics that play into it. And then ultimately, as we've said, we do support an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process," the spokesperson added.

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First Published: Wed, October 19 2016. 08:58 IST