Modi, Trump resolve to combat terrorism together, says White House after New York terror attack

Updated On : 02 Nov , 2017 , 08:11 AM
Modi, Trump to combat terrorism together, says White House after New York terror attack.
Modi, Trump to combat terrorism together, says White House after New York terror attack.
New Delhi:

In a bid to fight against the terrorism, US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have to come together, the White House said after Modi offered his condolences to Trump over the phone following New York attack.

Trump accepted the condolences of Modi following New York terrorists' attack in which eight people dead and about a dozen others injured, the White House added.

Modi strongly condemned terrorism, and offered thoughts and prayers for the victims and their families, a readout of the call said. 

"The two leaders resolved that India and the United States will continue to fight together against the global scourge of terrorism," the White House said. 

Earlier in a tweet yesterday, Modi had condemned the attack seen as the deadliest in New York since 9/11. 

"Strongly condemn the terror attack in New York City. My thoughts are with the families of the deceased & prayers with those injured," he said. 

British Prime Minister Theresa May also spoke with Trump over phone, according to the White House. 

"President Trump and Prime Minister May agreed on the importance of closer counterterrorism coordination between the United States and the United Kingdom," the White House said.

First Published : Thursday, November 02, 2017 07:40 AM
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