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India, Myanmar say states backing terror should be held to account

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  20 Oct 2016 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, Oct 19 : India and Myanmar on Wednesday said that the fight against terrorism should target terrorists, and hold to account terror organisations and states that encourage, support or fince terrorism in any way. The joint statement issued after delegation level talks between Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and Prime Minister rendra Modi made reference to last month’s terror attack in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 19 Indian soldiers. Suu Kyi condemned the Uri terror attack and conveyed her deep condolences to the loved ones of those who lost their lives. Modi condemned the recent armed attacks against three border posts in the northern part of Rakhine state in Myanmar and expressed his profound sympathy for the families of the policemen killed in the attacks.

The two sides called for the expeditious filisation of the Comprehensive Convention on Intertiol Terrorism at present being negotiated in the United tions. (IANS)

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