No US troops in India too-India

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The Ministry of External Affairs and the Defence Ministry also denied a top Pentagon general's statement that crack U.S. military troops were based in India besides Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Maldives to counter threats from organisations such as the Lashkar-e-Taiba.

Coming up with the denials after U.S. Pacific Command (Pacom) chief Admiral Willard made the claim in a prepared statement at a U.S. Congressional hearing, the MEA said India interacted with the American Special Forces only during joint exercises here and abroad while the Defence Ministry asserted that U.S. special forces teams have never been stationed in India in the past, nor are such teams stationed in the country presently.

“We have currently special forces assist teams — Pacific assist teams is the term — laid down in Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, as well as India,” Admiral Willard told lawmakers at a Congressional hearing in response to a question on co-operation with India on counter-terrorism issues.
Both Ministries dismissed his claim as “factually incorrect so far as the reference to India is concerned.” (The Hindu)

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  • Gurunath Saturday, 03 March 2012 05:58 AM

    Mischievous
    /irresponsible statements.

    Nodrog Saturday, 03 March 2012 05:50 AM

    If so then what the hell is the Pentagon official talking about? Can they go around spreading falsehoods with no action being taken against them?

    faqi Saturday, 03 March 2012 06:34 AM

    These are all covert operations and no country will openly admit what they do privately.

    fazli Saturday, 03 March 2012 07:04 AM

    May be they are present yet remain low profile. I suspect Stealth operation. Part of modern days geo politics.

    Bigsam Saturday, 03 March 2012 09:15 AM

    Exactly - like the rendition programs in Europe!

    Jegan Saturday, 03 March 2012 02:38 PM

    No action will be taken..


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