India not immune to ISIS, warns UAE

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New Delhi, Feb 9: The UAE which has been fighting against the Islamic State (ISIS) has warned that India is not immune to the threat from the Sunni radical group.

This has been stated by the UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Anwar Gargash in a TV interview ahead of Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan's visit to India.

India not immune to ISIS, warns UAE

"This is a long-term threat we need to cooperate, need to have zero tolerance. There are no grey areas, we need to tackle this threat and nobody is immune. If you think you are immune, you are going to be negligent and you are going to be hit. Everybody... whether India or the UAE," said Gargash to NDTV.

Dozens of Indians with links to the ISIS have been deported from the UAE in recent time.

Read More: Three Indian ISIS sympathisers deported from UAE, detained by NIA

India and the UAE have started a new strategic partnership after a landmark visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Abu Dhabi in August last year.

PM Modi became first prime minister to pay a visit to oil rich nation in three decades.

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