Prime News, National (New Delhi), February 28:- National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Wednesday talked to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the telephone.
During the conversation, Pompeo said NSA Doval that Washington supported India’s decision to take action against Jaish-e-Mohammad’s terror camp in Balakot, Pakistan, ANI reported.
In a related development, the US State Department has urged both India and Pakistan to take immediate steps with an aim to de-escalate the situation and hold dialogue to reduce tension. The US has said New Delhi and Islamabad that further military activity will only worsen the situation between the two sides.
The US, however, backed India saying that cross-border terrorism, such as recent suicide attack on CRPF bus in Pulwama poses a serious threat to the security of the area. The US reiterated that Pakistan must abide by its United Nations Security Council commitments to deny terrorists safe haven and take meaningful actions to block the access of terrorist groups to funds, ANI reported.
Meanwhile, India’s Ambassador to the US, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, has said that New Delhi will not accept any act of terrorism silently and will give “appropriate response” to all terrorism incidents. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).