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“Won’t tolerate Pak terror havens,” Haley

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Published on November 05, 2017 with No Comments

The US will not tolerate Pakistan providing safe havens to terrorists, America’s envoy to the UN Nikki Haley has said and backed the creation of a strategic alliance with India to fight terrorism and maintain peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. Haley, in her keynote address to the 20th annual Legislative Conference of the Indian American Friendship Council, also strongly condemned the terrorist attack in New York that killed eight persons. She said that the US recently embarked on a new strategy for combating terrorism in Afghanistan and South Asia. “America’s overriding interest in Afghanistan and throughout South Asia are to eliminate the terrorist safe havens that threaten US and to keep nuclear weapons out of the hands of terrorists,” Haley said.
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