Terrorism and radicalization are the two greatest threats facing the world and India are making efforts to eliminate the menace, Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said.
Addressing the Indian diaspora, Singh said his three-day visit to Russia had led to concrete outcomes to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in the field of security, counter-terrorism, counter-radicalization, anti-drug trafficking, counterfeit currency, information sharing and on training specialists in these fields.
The home minister informed the gathering about the efforts of the Indian government in controlling terrorism and neutralizing the infiltrating terrorists as well as about the determination of the Indian armed forces in responding to various provocations.
Expressing satisfaction over his visit, during which he had talks with the Russian leadership, Singh highlighted the long history and foundation of the relationship between India and Russia and described Russia as ‘one of the most credible friends of India’.
He praised the work that individually every Indian was doing in Russia and called them as the ‘cultural ambassadors’ of India.
The home minister said while physical distance between them and India could be large, there can never be an ’emotional distance’.