Trump, Modi call on Pakistan to stem 'terrorist' attacks

Published: June 27, 2017
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President Donald Trump holds a joint news conference with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. PHOTO: REUTERS

President Donald Trump holds a joint news conference with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. PHOTO: REUTERS

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called on Pakistan to ensure that its territory is not used to launch attacks on other countries, the White House said in a statement.

The two leaders, who held a meeting at the White House on Monday, also “called on all nations to resolve territorial and maritime disputes peacefully and in accordance with international law,” the statement said.

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  • JKhan
    Jun 27, 2017 - 11:28AM

    Two most notorious terror sponsoring countries are together. World should be very careful now.Recommend

  • Abrar RA
    Jun 27, 2017 - 11:31AM

    Oh your highness we r already down that path. See we got ur monkey.Recommend

  • MNSher
    Jun 27, 2017 - 12:14PM

    Two ignorant leaders, trying to befool and lead their nations into dark dungeons by false claims and foolish policies that are not only destructive for other nations and states but also their own nations. The world leaders are in dire need to form sit and join their heads to control these twoRecommend

  • Amar
    Jun 27, 2017 - 2:37PM

    U.S.A’s favourite game to blame Pakistan
    India’s favourite game malign Pakistan
    Afghanistan’s favourite game to blame and malign Pakistan.
    All three are creating terror in Pakistan. We must re align our allies with China umbrella and Russia as a major ally. We should withdraw from csf fund and also stay neutral in the Middle East also wil need to get close to Russian allies in Central Asia. Recommend

  • JKhan
    Jun 27, 2017 - 3:54PM

    Two terror sponsoring countries finally come together..Recommend

  • Pakistani
    Jun 27, 2017 - 4:30PM

    Pakistan has to specify certains tests for the US before it supports them in Afghanistan:

    1) Have a representative democratic government
    2) Take verifiable steps to deal with Indian backed terror camps in Afghanistan
    3) Provide immediate and substantial funding to Pakistan to address the consequences for their incoherent and flawed strategy in AfghanistanRecommend

  • Tyggar
    Jun 27, 2017 - 4:31PM

    @Amar:
    Is Russia giving you anything other than 4 obsolete helicopters?Recommend

  • Pakistani-American
    Jun 28, 2017 - 8:31AM

    Modi can start by jailing all of those involved in the riots of 1984 and 2002. Recommend

  • Lakhkar Khan
    Jun 28, 2017 - 7:09PM

    Hey Modi, why don’t you come do it yourself instead to asking daddy? Recommend

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