UK’s Johnson, andPM Modi agree on the need to rein in fringe anti-India extremist groups, says Shringla.(File image: Twitter/@MEAIndia)
The Counter-terrorism and also the need to rein, with the extremist idea by the certain fringe separatist outfits have been among the issues that are covered during the “short”, which is the bilateral exchange between Modi and UK’S Boris Jhonson, upon the margins of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow. During a media briefing after the COP26 Summit, at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on Monday night, Shringla was asked that, if anti-Indian activities by separatist groups who organise pro-Khalistani activities in the UK were among the issues raised during the talks between the two leaders. In the response, Shringla said that, “The meeting was short, but it did allow short exchanges on concerns that both our countries have on increasing radicalism,”
He further went on to say that, “In many senses, the extremism that we are seeing in certain fringe groups seem to be speaking out on issues that they have no legitimate right to do so and without traction of any kind. But nonetheless, it’s causing a certain level of disequilibrium and concern in both our countries.” He further went on to add that, Prime Minister Johnson felt fully that some of these groups need to be reined in and that clearly, steps have to be taken to see how such activity, which under no means is democratic or constitutional, could be addressed,”
During the press conference the Foreign Secretary had reviewed the development regarding the development of the World’s leaders Summit. During with PM Modi had made a sentimental statement regarding the contribution of India towards the climate change action, and further more announcing that India will be a net-zero carbon emission Nation by 2070. As the Prime Minister has said, climate change for him is an article of faith and India is more than fulfilling its commitments,” said Shringla.
The issue of extradition is important and the two Prime Ministers agreed that the specifics of this issue will be discussed between our National Security Advisers who are going to meet in London on 3rd November. So, they would go into detail of consular, security and other aspects of the UK-India relationship,” the Foreign Secretary said. The Green Guarantee has been set to add £750 million to the “Green projects”, across India and it is announced by the UK at the COP26 summit, and is welcomed by India as it is a welcome initiative which can help towards the climate change action goals for the nation.
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