Ind-Germany sign crucial deal; focus on terrorism:PM, Merkel

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New Delhi, May 31: The relation between India and Germany has been fueled up as the two nations on Tuesday, May 31 signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, during their joint statement before the media, informed that the two countries have signed four agreements.

The four agreements between India and Germany are - cooperation in vocational education, medical research and science and technology.

However, both the PM and Merkel claimed that their main focus was on terrorism. "Terrorism is a serious challenge which will have to be fought on all fronts and not selectively," said the PM while addressing media.

Both Merkel and Manmohan Singh criticised the United Nations Security Counsil (UNSC) as the two leaders said, "UNSC needs reform." Merkel and Singh claimed that UNSC is lacking present reality.

Stating about the meeting between the two leaders, Singh said, "We discussed south Asia, west Asia, terrorism. PM: Reiterated importance of strong, prosperous, open Euro-zone."

Appreciating the works done by the German chancellor, Manmohan Singh said, "I've always admired her leadership qualities."

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