Over the last 16 months, 10,000 air strikes have been carried out, 90 leading militants killed, oil sites targeted, finances disrupted, most of the Turkish border sealed
off, and heavy weapons, training sites and infrastructure have all been hammered by the US-led campaign, Kerry noted.
But Lee said he wanted to see the border sealed
to prevent another wave of illegal migrants entering the United States.
India has also decided to keep its border sealed
for three days from January 4.
Following the blast, security forces cordoned off the railway station and the Pak-Afghan border sealed
. Two of the injured children were reported to be in critical condition.
But the route, one of several tracks linking Arsal to a Syrian rebel-held area between Qastal and Qarah, could soon be closed and the border sealed
following a widely expected offensive by the regime of Bashar Assad against a string of towns flanking the key highway between Damascus and Homs.