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India, Japan tell Pakistan to bring terrorists to book

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  15 Sep 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Gandhigar, Sept 14: India and Japan on Thursday urged Pakistan to bring to justice terrorists who masterminded the 2008 terror attack in Mumbai and the attack on the IAF base at Pathankot in Punjab in 2016. A joint statement released after talks between Prime Ministers rendra Modi and Shinzo Abe called on “Pakistan to bring to justice the perpetrators of the terrorist attacks including those of the terrorist attack in Mumbai and the terrorist attack in Pathankot”. The two leaders also agreed to strengthen India-Japan cooperation against terrorist threats from groups including Al Qaeda, ISIS, Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and their affiliates. Modi and Abe reiterated their support for each other country’s candidature in the UN Security Council “based on the firmly shared recognition that India and Japan are legitimate candidates for permanent membership in an expanded Security Council”. (IANS)

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