States must shun use of terror: India, Bahrain

Manama, August 25 

In a veiled attack on Pakistan, India and Bahrain today called on the international community to reject the use of terrorism against other countries and agreed to further enhance cooperation in security and counter-terrorism.

During his two-day visit to Bahrain, the first by an Indian PM, Modi held  meetings with King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and prince and PM Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa. The two sides took up bilateral, regional and multilateral issues.

“Both sides called on all states to reject the use of terrorism against other countries; dismantle terrorism infrastructures where they happened to exist and to cut off any kind of support and financing to the terrorists perpetrating terrorism from all territories against other states; and bring perpetrators of acts of terrorism to justice,” an official statement said.  

India and Bahrain discussed ways and means to prevent the use of cyber space for terrorism and radicalisation and noted the “need for concerted action by the international community against terrorism” and “the importance of comprehensive sanctioning of terrorists and their organisations by the UN”. — PTI

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