Politics and NationStock Analysis, IPO, Mutual Funds, Bonds & MoreThe two leaders looked forward to interacting during the G-7 Summit in Biarritz, France.Aug 21, 2019, 08.46 AM ISTAFPModi pointed out that terrorism had plagued all parts of the world, including India and Europe.NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday raised with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson the issue of violence and vandalism perpetrated by a large mob against the High Commission of India in London on August 15 in the backdrop of Pakistan’s attempts to internationalize Kashmir issue.
Modi drew attention to the challenges posed by vested interests pursuing their motivated agenda, including by violent means. In this context he referred to the violence and vandalism perpetrated by a large mob against the High Commission of India in London on the last Independence Day of India.
Johnson regretted the incident and assured that all necessary steps would be taken to ensure safety and security of the High Commission, its personnel and visitors.
The two leaders looked forward to interacting during the G-7 Summit in Biarritz, France.
This was the first phone call between the two leaders since Johnson’s appointment as the UK PM.
Both leaders agreed that as the world’s pre-eminent democracies, the two countries have much to contribute together to effectively addressing the many challenges faced by the world today.
Modi pointed out that terrorism had plagued all parts of the world, including India and Europe. He stressed the importance of effective steps to ward off the threats posed by radicalisation, violence and intolerance, particularly in the context of the expanding footprint of terrorist organisations such as ISIS.
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