India, US to work jointly against global terrorism

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16 February 2017

India and the United States on Wednesday resolved to work together closely against "global terrorism" and to deepen the strategic ties between the two countries.

During telephonic talks between external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and US secretary of state Rex Tillerson, the two leaders reiterated their strong will to fight terrorism of all types.

An external affairs ministry release said, "they emphasised that close and strong relations between India and the US were not only in mutual interest but also had regional and global significance."

"In this context, they agreed to intensify cooperation in various sectors, including defence and security, energy, and economy. They also agreed to follow-up the firm resolve expressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump to cooperate closely in the global fight against terrorism."

During a telephonic conversation, Swaraj and Tillerson stressed that a close and strong strategic relationship between India and the US were not only in mutual interest but also had regional and global significance.

"They also agreed to intensify cooperation in various sectors, including defence and security, energy, and economy," the release said.

On 24 January, Modi and Trump together resolved that "United States and India stand shoulder to shoulder in the global fight against terrorism."





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