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India hails US blacklisting of Pakistan-based 'terrorists'.

IANS New Delhi India on Wednesday welcomed the US designation of three Pakistani nationals as Specially Designated Global Terrorists for providing logistical and financial support to the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist group. "India welcomes the announcements made (on Tuesday) by the US Departments of State and Treasury in which three Pakistan-based (LeT) terrorists and terror financiers have been named as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDTG),"External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in response to queries. "The announcement vindicates India's consistent stand that internationally designated terrorist groups and individuals, including LeT and its front, Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF), continue to operate from and raise financial resources with impunity in Pakistan and use territories under its control for carrying out cross-border terrorism in India and elsewhere in South Asia,"Kumar said.

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