Submitted by Subeditor on Sat, 2016-01-16 10:31 Washington D.C.: Expressing approval at the current ties between India and Pakistan, the United States has welcomed the decision to re-schedule talks between the two nations and lauded their “shared commitment to fighting terrorism”. State Department Spokesman John Kirby while addressing the media at the White House said that it was a welcome sign that the Prime Ministers of both India and Pakistan had condemenet the terror attack on the Air Force Base in Pathankot. “As I said before, we want them to continue to have a dialogue and to continue to look for ways to cooperate against a common threat. And we talked about this not long ago at a recent conversation between both Prime Ministers Sharif and Modi. That was a welcome sign, both condemning the terrorist attack on the air station and expressing their shared commitment to fighting terrorism,” Kirby said.