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US hails India's aid contribution to Afghanistan

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

has contributed a great deal in terms of developmental to Afghanistan, the said today, adding that the US wants to work with in the region.

"We're excited about the opportunities for to participate in the South strategy, and how we secure that region. They're an and in 2018 we look forward to doing more with them," said at a conference.

"India has contributed a great deal in terms of developmental in Afghanistan," White said.

He also said has the ability to address terrorist threats inside the country.

The US reaction comes days after Pakistan's defence minister said his country had suspended military and intelligence co-operation with the US in retaliation for the latter's decision to freeze all security assistance.

"We believe that has the ability to address this threat," White said.

"This is an opportunity for them to take decisive action, and we look forward to working with them to encourage them to do so," he said in response to a question on recent developments in US-Pak relations.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 02:45 IST