Saudi Arabia to extend all help to fight terror including intelligence sharing: Crown Prince

New Delhi, Feb 20: In its continued crusade to build up pressure on Pakistan and its fight against terror, India on Wednesday mustered crucial backing from Saudi Arabia with the visiting Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud stating that his country will provide “all kinds of help to India including intelligence sharing”.
“On extremism and terrorism, we want to assure India that we will extend all kinds of cooperation including intelligence sharing,” the visiting Crown Prince said in a joint media briefing after bilateral talks with the Indian delegation led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“Extremism and terrorism are our common concerns. We would like to tell our friend India that we’ll cooperate on all fronts….We will also work with everyone to ensure a brighter future for our upcoming generations,” he said.
In his remarks, Prime Minister Modi said – “We agreed that there is a need to increase pressure on the countries which support terrorism”.
“The barbaric terrorist attack in Pulwama last week, is another cruel indicator about the challenge before the world and the humanity. To tackle this menace effectively, we agree that there is a need to increase all possible pressures on countries supporting terrorism in any way,” the Prime Minister said without naming Pakistan.
Mr Modi said it will be important for the global community to understand that there is need to destroy terror infrastructures and also to ensure that the perpetrators of such acts are punished.
“India and Saudi Arabia are on agreement that this terror menace should not misguide and mislead the younger generation,” Mr Modi said. UNI

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