WASHINGTON - The United States Monday renewed its call for India and Pakistan to sort out through talks the tensions arising from firing across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, the State Department said Monday.At the United Nations in New York, a spokesman said Monday that Secretary-General Ban ki-moon was "aware" of the threat made by the top Indian general to take retaliatory action against Pakistan, but offered no comments.In Washington, State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, responding to a question said, “Our understanding is that the high-level discussions between India and Pakistan continue, to try to work through the violence on the Line of Control, try to reestablish calm and accountability there. “We are continuing, as we have been for the last week, to encourage both sides to talk to each other,” she added.“We are pleased to see that they are talking to each other at a high level.  We think that is the right way to work it through.”Agencies add:- Separately, Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said Monday the peace process with Pakistan should not be affected due to violations along the Line of Control (LoC).  Speaking to the Indian media in Bhutan, Khurshid said India had informed Pakistan about its concerns over the LoC incidents and was not satisfied with the answers.  The Indian External Minister made it clear that implementation on the Pak-India visa agreement would continue.