Menendez Urges India-Pakistan Talks Immediately to Ease Tensions

(Bloomberg) -- New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, calls on Trump administration to play active role to “promote peace and stability in South Asia” following flare-up in tensions between India and Pakistan.

  • “I urge Islamabad and New Delhi to immediately engage in dialogue to deescalate the tensions,” Menendez said at a committee hearing on Wednesday. “Past Republican and Democratic administrations have played constructive roles at the highest levels to promote peace and stability in South Asia.”

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