The US said on Wednesday that no changes have been made in its policy on Jammu and Kashmir. Foreign Ministry spokesman Ned Price told reporters in view of the Ministry’s South and Central Asia Bureau tweet welcoming the move to restore 4G internet facility in Jammu and Kashmir, “I want to make it clear that in the region There has been no change in US policy. ”
The South and Central Asia Bureau of the Ministry of External Affairs tweeted, “We welcome the restoration of 4G internet facility in Jammu and Kashmir of India. This is an important step for the local residents and we are hopeful of continuing political and economic progress to restore normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir. ”
. @SecBlinken spoke with Indian External Affairs Minister @DrSJaishankar to reaffirm the strength of the US-India relationship and discuss issues of mutual concern, including the situation in Burma, regional developments, and expanded regional cooperation. https://t.co/3WVtp6fSx5
– Ned Price (@StateDeptSpox) February 9, 2021
The entire 4G mobile internet service was resumed on 5 February across Jammu and Kashmir. Exactly one and a half years ago, in August 2019, the Central Government removed the status of Special State of Jammu and Kashmir and made it a Union Territory.
Asked to close some Twitter accounts in India, Price said, “We will continue to support democratic values, including freedom of expression.” I think you should ask Twitter about the policies of Twitter. “In response to a similar question, White House Press Secretary Jane Saki said,” Definitely on freedom of expression anywhere in the world We are worried about prohibitions and people not being allowed to communicate and peaceful demonstrations. ”