Even as there are minor irritants in the India US relations, the former has praised India for its significant counter-terrorism actions.
The US also said that Pakistan-based terror groups continued their terror attacks in the country.
This comes as the country released its annual ‘Country Report on Terrorism’.
The parts of India seriously impacted by terrorism in 2017 included Jammu and Kashmir, the northeastern states, and parts of central India in which Maoists remain active, it said.
India, the report said, continued to apply sustained pressure to detect, disrupt and degrade terror operations within its borders.
The India US have been seeking to deepen counter-terrorism cooperation and information sharing to be able to counter the threats that faces these two countries.
The report further said the Indian government closely monitored the domestic threat from transnational terrorist groups like ISIS and Al-Qaida.
The State Department praised India for its significant counter terrorism actions.>