PM Narendra Modi, Donald Trump resolve to fight terrorism together
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with US President Donald Trump and condemned terrorism, and offered thoughts and prayers for the New York City attack victims.Updated: Nov 02, 2017 21:27 IST
US president Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday evening resolved their two countries will continue to fight together against the global scourge of terrorism, according to a statement on their phone conversation by the White House.
Trump called Modi in response to latter’s condolences on the Tuesday terrorist attack in Manhattan that killed eight people and injured 12.
The White House said in the statement Prime Minister Modi “strongly condemned terrorism, and offered thoughts and prayers for the victims and their families”
It added: “The two leaders resolved that India and the United States will continue to fight together against the global scourge of terrorism”.
Earlier in a tweet on Wednesday, Modi had condemned the attack.
Strongly condemn the terror attack in New York City. My thoughts are with the families of the deceased & prayers with those injured.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 1, 2017
First Published: Nov 02, 2017 09:50 IST