Washington, Feb 28 (PTI) India and Pakistan need to sit and talk about their ongoing border tension, the Trump Administration said today. Also Read - Monsoon Session Day 2: Lok Sabha Passes Essential Commodities Bill to Raise Farmer Income, Boost Agri Sector | Highlights

“We think that both sides would certainly have to sit down and have talks about that,” State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert told reporters at her daily news conference. Also Read - 'Jammu And Kashmir to Reopen For Tourism Soon', Says J&K Administration

She was responding to a question on what role the US can play to ease down the tensions between the two neighbouring countries. Also Read - COVID-19: Centre Announces Guidelines For Unlock 2, Lockdown Till July 31 in Containment Zones

The Indian and Pakistan issue was also raked up by a top American general at the US Congress.

“The enduring tension between the nuclear powers of India and Pakistan remains unreconciled,” General Joseph Votel, Commander of the US Central Command, said in his testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee. PTI LKJ AQS AQS AQS

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.