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India can help resolve North Korea crisis, says US Pacific commander

Tensions have risen since North Korea tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

Narendra Modi, Donald Trump, G20 Summit
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in conversation with US President Donald Trump during a working session of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, Saturday. (Photo: PTI)

A top American commander feels that can play a role in defusing the North Korean crisis by helping the leadership in to understand the seriousness of the threat posed by its

Admiral Harry Harris, the commander of the Pacific Command, says it is for to decide on what kind of role it wants to play.

"I think India's voice is a loud voice, that people pay attention to. So, I think that could help North Korea, perhaps, understand the seriousness by which the views that threat," Harris says.

Tensions have risen since tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July.

India along with the community condemned the North Korean and has been implementing the sanctions imposed against it by the

Early this year, India suspended its trade links with North Korea, a move which was praised by the

First Published: Sat, August 12 2017. 13:30 IST