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Recent India-Pak conflict arose due to terrorists that departed from Pakistan: Pompeo

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

The recent India-conflict arose due to terrorists that departed from Pakistan, US said Friday, asking to stop "harbouring" terrorists.

He was referring to the recent escalation in tensions between the two nuclear states following the deadly February 14 attack carried out by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) on a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's district that left 40 personnel dead.

"We saw what happened with India, the conflict that arose there as a result of terrorists that departed from We need the Pakistanis to step up. They need to stop harbouring terrorists," told and in an interview.

He said the has taken action against that no other previous governments have taken.

However, he said, "We need Pakistan to do more. They have to stop harbouring these terrorists.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 23:40 IST