India-US back UN on terror

unnamed (1)India Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and US Secretary of State John Kerry  reaffirmed their support for a UN convention against international terrorism and strengthen global cooperation that no grievance justifies terrorism. India and US were committed to combat terrorism and to uphold common values of democracy, justice, and the rule of law. Both reiterated the threat posed by Al-Qa’ida, Lashkar-e-Tayibba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, and the Haqqani that seek to undermine stability in South Asia and called for Pakistan to bring to justice the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai attack. The July 27
terrorist attack in Gurdaspur, Punjab, and August 5, attack in Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir were also condemned by both the countries. Vision of President Obama and Prime Minister Modi to transform the US-India relationship into a defining counterterrorism partnership for the 21st century was also mentioned. The US-India megacity policy initiative to deepen collaboration on training and community policing
between local and state law enforcement was also raised.

Medaram Jathara

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