Indian paramilitary soldiers stand guard during a security lockdown in Srinagar, Indian administered Kashmir, Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Image Credit: PTI

The United States wants India to quickly ease restrictions imposed in Kashmir, a senior official said Thursday after President Donald Trump met the leaders of India and Pakistan.

“We hope to see rapid action — the lifting of the restrictions and the release of those who have been detained,” Alice Wells, the top State Department official for South Asia, told reporters.

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