Rajnath raised terrorism issue with leadership of Bahrain

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh raised the issue of Pakistan-sponsored terrorism with the top leadership of Bahrain during his three-day official tour to the country that concluded on Tuesday.
“Terrorism emanating from Pakistan or from territories under its control remains our most important concern. The support from across the border has incited the current unrest in Jammu and Kashmir. Since there is no change in Pakistan’s approach of sponsoring terrorism, we cannot take at face value any of the assurances that Pakistan provides with regard to stopping terrorism,” Singh told the leadership in Bahrain.
Singh also the Kingdom that the Government of India has taken numerous initiatives over the past two years with the view to realising a peaceful and prosperous South Asia, We have conveyed to Pakistan that we are ready to discuss various aspects involving the two countries There are no good or bad terrorists and terrorism should be dealt with in a comprehensive manner.
Delving into the issue of serious threat posed by international terrorism, Rajnath told the Bahrain leaders that terrorism constitutes the gravest threat to humanity. The build up of ISIS, the most radical , group in the West Asia-Gulf region, particularly in Libya, Yemen, Iraq and Syria, reflects a disturbing trend of spread of religious extremism.
Developments in the region and the rise of religious extremism impact negatively on the Muslim population all around. This is of serious concern to India also, Rajnath is learnt to have told the leaders there.
There have been some reports of recruitment of Shia Muslims in India to fight against the ISIS in Syria and Iraq. A few individuals from India have also joined the ISIS ranks, the minister further told the leaders there.
During his three-day visit, Singh called on the King of Bahrain, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in the capital Manama. He also met the Crown Prince & First Deputy Prime Minister, Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Ali Bin Khalifa Al Khalifa and Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa.
Singh also held extensive talks with his Bahrain counterpart, Interior Minister Lt. Gen. Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa.

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