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.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava answered questions on Islamabad's reaction to the Indo-US joint statement during a presser here today. (Photo Credits: Twitter/@ANI)

  • MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said Pakistan shelters 'maximum number of UN-proscribed terrorists'
  • In a joint statement, India and the US strongly condemned cross-border terrorism in all its forms
  • In its reaction, Pakistan called the reference 'unwarranted'

.Colombo, Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Colombo, Sri Lanka on October 28. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Mike Pompeo became the highest-ranking official of the Trump-administration to visit Sri Lanka
  • He said both the United States and Sri Lanka have a shared vision on democratic principles
  • Ahead of Pompeo's visit, the Chinese Embassy accused the US of interfering in its ties with Sri Lanka

China has reacted on Mike Pompeo's South Asia visit. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • Chinese Foreign Ministery spokesman urged Pompeo not to sow seeds of discord in the region
  • The statement comes in the backdrop of the 2+2 talks between US and India
  • India and US signed the much negotiated BECA