U.S. State department has said that the united states is following line of control situation closely and continued communication between Pakistani and Indian militaries is important to reduce tension. During a daily news briefing in Washington, U.S. State department spokesperson john Kirby said our message for Pakistan and India is the same. The spokesperson said u.s. Will encourage Pakistan and India to increase communication to deal with this threat and avoid steps that escalate tension. John Kirby said the latest incident of cross-border firing comes as tensions simmer between Pakistan and India over Kashmir issue. He said United States believe that continued communication is obviously important to reduce tensions.