US and India warn Pakistan over extremists


The United States and India urged Pakistan on Tuesday (August 30) to do more to counter extremist groups operating from its soil, as the world’s two largest democracies announced measures to strengthen security and energy ties. Speaking on a visit to New Delhi, US secretary of state John Kerry declared that ties once clouded by suspicion had progressed “amazingly” in the last two years. He echoed president Barack Obama’s description of their relationship as “the defining partnership of the 21st century”. India and the US have a common goal in creating a counterbalance to the rise of China and hold…

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