India asks Myanmar to take strict action against insurgent group

December 31st, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Expressing concern on the activities of the insurgent group operating along the India-Myanmar border, India has asked the Myanmar Government to take strict action against them.

Union Home Secretray G K Pillai raised the issue during his talks with the visiting Myanmar Deputy Minister for Home Affairs U. Phone Swi at the sixteenth ‘Home Secretary Level’ talks between the two nations, which concluded last evening.

The leaders of two delegations exchanged the instrument of ‘Ratification of Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty’ on criminal matters by signing the Protocol of Exchange.

Issues relating to strengthening of intelligence sharing mechanism between the two countries, arms smuggling, drug trafficking, border management, border trade etc. were also discussed at the meeting. (ANI)

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