United States Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells denied on Wednesday press reports claiming that India had informed the United States before revoking the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir.
In a tweet, the SCA account attributed to Wells mentioned that the Indian government neither consulted nor informed the US government before it revoked the status.
“Contrary to press reporting, the Indian government did not consult or inform the US Government before moving to revoke Jammu and Kashmir’s special constitutional status. – AGW,” said the tweet.
Alice Wells, along with a high-level US delegation arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday, to hold delegation-level talks with the Pakistani leadership.