Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat reacts over Pakistan's greylist by FATF

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Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat reacts over Pakistan's greylist by FATF

NEW DELHI - Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat reacts over Pakistan's greylist by Financial Action Task Force, Indian media had reported.

Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Saturday said that Pakistan will have to take action as there's pressure on them to curb terrorism after Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) announced that the country will remain on its grey list for the next four months.

Speaking to news agency ANI, General Rawat said, "There is pressure on Pakistan. They have to take action. We would like them to work towards restoring peace. To be on such a grey list is a setback for any nation.

Pakistan was on Friday avoided being blacklisted by FATF and was given time till February 2020 to improve its counter-terror financing operations.

The task force directed the country to take more measures for a complete elimination of terror financing and money laundering while expressing serious concerns over the lack of progress in addressing terror financing risks.