India, U.K. to intensify cooperation on counter terrorism

Written by: Nairita Das
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New Delhi, July 29 (ANI): India and the United Kingdom on Thursday agreed to further intensify their cooperation in the area of counter-terrorism, as they consider terrorism to be the single biggest threat to the region. Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and the visiting U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron today reviewed the regional security situation and developments in Afghanistan during a meet.

"There was agreement between us that today terrorism constitutes the single biggest threat to the region and to open and pluralistic societies like ours. We have agreed to further intensify our cooperation in the area of counter-terrorism," Prime Minister Manmohan Singh stated during a joint press meet. Dr. Singh said that he has conveyed to the Prime Minister Cameron that the people of India look forward to the Commonwealth Games in Delhi which we hope will further strengthen the spirit of the Commonwealth."With Prime Minister Cameron's visit we have set in place a new momentum to drive our partnership forward. I have no doubt that this will be good for both our countries, and responds to the wishes and aspiration of both our peoples," Dr. Singh further stated. (ANI)

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