#ModiInUS: US designates Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin as a 'global-terrorist'
Ahead of PM Modi's meeting with Trump, the US named Hizbul Mujahideen Chief, Syed Salahuddin as a 'Specially Designated Global Terrorist', tacitly justifying India's position that cross-border terrorism has been fuelling violence in Kashmir.
"It underlines strongly the fact that both India and the US face the threat of terrorism and are working together to counter this threat", stated MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay.
US recognizes Salahuddin as a threat to their interests
Salahuddin has been named as a terrorist, "who has committed, or pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of US nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States."