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India, US ask Pakistan to take tangible action against terror groups

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and the have asked to take "tangible and irreversible" action against the terrorist groups emanating from its soil.

The two sides also said that should deny "safe haven" for the terrorist groups to "launch cross-border attacks", according to a press statement issued by the here after a meeting between and US on Wednesday.

"Both underlined the importance of taking tangible and irreversible action against terrorist groups based in territories under its control and denial of safe haven for these groups to launch cross-border attacks," the statement said.

A tweet by Bolton following the meeting said that the US stands "shoulder-to-shoulder" with in the fight against terrorism.

"Met with Indian FS Gokhale to advance progress on the U.S.-strategic partnership & our shared vision for the Indo-Pacific, as well as reiterate that the U.S. stands shoulder-to-shoulder with India in the fight against terrorism," the tweet read.

on Wednesday blocked a proposal in the to enlist Pakistan-based as a global terrorist.

In another statement on Wednesday, the Embassy said India and the US agreed to establish six American nuclear power plants in India.

Giving a boost to bilateral security and civil nuclear cooperation, the agreement came after the ninth round of India-US Strategic Security Dialogue, which was co-chaired by Gokhale and US Under for Arms Control and International Security

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 17:50 IST