October 2001 News

Rein in Lashkar, Jaish too, India tells Pak.

1 October 2001
The Hindu
Our Special Correspondent

in: India today said that it expected Pakistan to curb recognised terrorist groups including the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Both these outfits belonged to the elaborate network of terrorist organisations which are freely operating from Pakistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) . Analysts pointed out that the timing of the statement, issued by the Ministry of External Affairs, was significant in the light of the on-going visit to the United States by the External Affairs Minister, Mr. Jaswant Singh. Highly placed Government sources said that India expected the U.S. to extend its earlier ban on the Harkat-ul-Mujahideen to the LeT and the JeM.


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