India-EU summit: Both sides commit to jointly fight terrorism
The two sides expressed their commitment to fight terrorism "in all its forms and manifestations, based on a comprehensive approach."
The joint statement on terrorism came after a meeting between PM Narendra Modi and various EU leaders.
India-EU joint-statement on fighting terrorism
Joint statement comes amid increased terror attacks in Europe
During the India-EU Summit, Modi met President of the European Council, Donald Tusk and President of the European Commission, Jean Claude Juncker.
The joint statement comes amid an increase in terror attacks in Europe.
The statement condemned terror attacks in India and Europe, in Pathankot, Uri, Nagrota, Anantnag, Srinagar, Paris, Brussels, Nice, Berlin, London, Stockholm, Manchester, and Barcelona.
India-EU agree to counter terrorism using UN mandate
"The leaders called for the effective implementation of existing international commitments on countering terrorism, including the UN Global Counter Terrorism Strategy, relevant UN Security Council resolutions and targeted sanctions relating to terrorism,'' the joint statement said.
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Joint statement names Pakistan-based terror groups, individuals
The joint-statement didn't mention Pakistan but did call for greater India-EU cooperation in taking decisive action against internationally recognized terrorist individuals and groups.
Anti-India LeT leaders and 26/11 Mumbai attack perpetrators Hafeez Saeed and Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi were also named.
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