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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.

india Updated: Nov 02, 2017 21:27 IST
Yashwant Raj
Yashwant Raj
Hindustan Times, Washington
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US President Donald Trump during his visit to Washington in June 2017. (REUTERS file photo)

US president Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi onWednesday 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 thestatement 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.

First Published: Nov 02, 2017 09:50 IST