Modi US Visit: India, US Ask Pak Not To Let Terror Groups Use Its Soil
News18.com | June 27, 2017, 11:00 AM IST
US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a joint statement at the White House after the end of their one-on-one meeting and the delegation-level talks between the two sides. Trump's address was mostly on trade and on fighting terror, he said he will destroy radical Islamic terror. PM Modi too said fighting terror is the main priority.
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Jun 27, 2017 7:52 am (IST)
Thank you, Prime Minister Modi, for inviting me to lead the U.S. delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India this fall. pic.twitter.com/ZNwmTTnGYD
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US President Donald Trump, the PM presented POTUS a folio containing an original commemorative postal stamp that had been issued by India in 1965. Hand-woven shawls from Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh were also presented to Trump. The Prime Minister also presented a hamper containing a traditional, handcrafter Himachali silver bracelet, tea and honey from Kangra valley. Trump was also presented with a wood chest with intricate inlay pattern that is a speciality of Hoshiarpur in Punjab. President Donald Trump gave PM Modi a guided tour of the President’s residence quarters in the White House including the Lincoln bedroom.
Jun 27, 2017 7:04 am (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi departs for Amsterdam
Jun 27, 2017 6:47 am (IST)
India-US Joint Statement: We call upon all nations to resolve territorial and maritime disputes peacefully and in accordance with international law. President Donald Trump further welcomes Indian contribution to promote Afghanistan’s democracy, stability, prosperity and security.
Jun 27, 2017 6:18 am (IST)
India-US’ joint statement will have a common position on connectivity. There was a substantial discussion on Afghanistan. Brought out India’s commitment, PM appreciates US’ sacrifices. On the nuclear issue, we were told that by end of this year, Westinghouse will rework its current situation and will be back in business. In regard to the Indian ocean, the stress was on the importance of rule of law, following international norms and allowing freedom of navigation: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar
Jun 27, 2017 5:50 am (IST)
India-US leaders called on Pakistan not to let its territory be used by terror groups. Pakistan was asked to expeditiously bring to justice perpetrators of terror attacks like 26/11, Pathankot, and other cross-border attacks perpatrated by Pak-based terror groups. India-US have a new consultation mechanism on the listing of domestic and international terrorism: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar.
Jun 27, 2017 5:45 am (IST)
Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar: The meeting was very cordial, focused and open. There was a great degree of ease. Terrorism was identified as a key challenge. Discussions were also held on NSG and UNSC membership.
Jun 27, 2017 3:35 am (IST)
PM Modi says the United States is 'primary partner' for India's transformation
Jun 27, 2017 3:29 am (IST)
On security challenges, our growing security and defense co-operation is very important, says PM Modi.
Jun 27, 2017 3:27 am (IST)
Increasing instability in Afghanistan is a cause of concern for us. We are having close consultation, communication and coordination with the US in this regard: Modi
Jun 27, 2017 3:26 am (IST)
We consider USA a valued partner in our flagship programmes: PM @narendramodi