US Secretary of State John Kerry declared that it stands with India on all matters of terrorism, no matter where it comes from.
Addressing a press conference with Kerry, who is here for the second strategic and commercial dialogue between India and the United States, he said,”We cannot and will not distinguish between good and bad terrorists… US stands with India on all matters of terrorism, no matter where it comes from. It’s crystal clear we are on the same view over it.”
On the continuing problem of cross-border terrorism, Sushma Swaraj said that there will no talk with Pakistan till they don’t take steps on the Pathankot terror attack.
“Terror and talks cannot go hand-in-hand. Secretary Kerry and I agreed on the need for Pakistan to do more to bring the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai and 2016 Pathankot terrorist attacks to justice quickly,” she said.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj prior to a meeting in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Further, the MEA minister thanked US for its support to India’s membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group and permanent membership of the UN Security Council. Also, both the countries have agreed to work together to strengthen the National Unity Government in Afghanistan.