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PM Modi, Theresa May's joint statement: India conveys its deep concerns to UK over cross border terror

Prime Minister Narendra Modi And British Prime Minister Theresa May On Monday Issued A Joint Statement In New Delhi. The Two Leaders Agreed That Both India And UK Face The Shared Threat Of Terrorism As Individual Countries, As Partners, And As Global Powers.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Bindiya Bhatt | Updated on: 07 Nov 2016, 04:34:10 PM
Narendra Modi and Theresa May (Source: Twitter)

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday issued a joint statement in New Delhi. The two leaders agreed that both India and UK face the shared threat of terrorism as individual countries, as partners, and as global powers.

Highlights of PM Narendra Modi’s statement:

#Last week was a period of great festivities in India, you also celebrated Diwali with much fanfare: PM Modi to British PM Theresa May

#In my extensive discussion with PM May we looked at the full range of our partnership. We agreed to touch new dimensions & horizons

#We looked at full range of our partnership today, agreed to have new dimensions and initiative to broaden scope of our linkages

#We (PM Modi and British PM Theresa May) have agreed to establish a joint working group on trade

#We agreed that terrorism is not a limited security challenge, it moves across borders and affects entire humanity

#I conveyed our deep concerns to PM May regarding cross border terror and the need for international community to take strong action

#I encourage British companies to look at the multiple opportunities in Indian defence sector 

#Looking beyond trade in defence equipment, I invite British companies to build partnership with Indian enterprise

#There's growing convergence of our views on global issues. I thanked PM May for UK’s consistent support for India’s membership of UNSC & NSG

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Highlights of British Prime Minister Theresa May’s statement:

#UK will continue to welcome brightest and best students from India to UK to study

#PM Modi and I are personally dedicated to invest in UK-India relationship

#We both face the shared threat of terrorism as individual countries, as partners, and as global powers

#We have agreed to strengthen our cooperation in particular by sharing best practice to tackle use of internet by violent extremists

#Both UK and India face an increasing threat of cyber-attack from other states, terrorists and criminals operating in cyber space

#PM Modi and I have agreed to step our cooperation by negotiating a cyber framework between our countries

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First Published : 07 Nov 2016, 04:25:00 PM

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