Japanese MPs welcome India's call for isolating sponsors of terror

New Delhi, Sep 23 A delegation of Japan-India Parliamentarians Friendship League (JIPFL) on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and supported India's call to isolate countries sponsoring terrorism.

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Led by Japanese Parliamentarian Hiroyuki Hosoda, the delegation also called for deeper cooperation between the two countries.

While condoling the deaths of Indian soldiers at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir on September 18, the delegation welcomed Prime Minister Modi's call for greater international cooperation against the global menace of terrorism and for coordinated efforts to isolate sponsors of terrorism.

The delegation conveyed that there is strong bipartisan support in Japan for strengthening relations between Japan and India, and welcomed the progress achieved in technology cooperation, especially in high-speed railways.

Modi had interacted with JIPFL in Tokyo during his visit to Japan in 2014. He said that he is looking forward to visiting Japan again in the near future.


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