US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in the 2020 Country Reports said that in February and again in November, a Lahore court convicted LeT founder Hafiz Saeed on multiple counts of extremist financing and sentenced him to five years and six months in prison but no action initiated. The US report noted that some madrassas in Pakistan continued to teach violent extremist doctrine.
US report confirms radical groups targeting India are operating from Pakistan
The United States has said in a report radical groups targeting India continue to operate from Pakistan and its domestic authorities did not act against them, including JeM chief and UN-blacklisted Masood Azhar and 2008 Mumbai attack project manager Sajid Mir. It said these black-listed groups continue to remain free in Pakistan.
Highlighting the US-India cooperation, the report said that the United States continues to build its strategic partnership with India. It also commended the Indian forces, including the National Investigation Agency (NIA), for actively detecting and disrupting transnational and regional extremist forces. Indian forces, at the federal and state levels, actively detected and disrupted transnational and regional extremist forces.