We must demonstrate strong collective will to defeat terror networks: Modi

Amritsar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today in an indirect mention to Pakistan, sought action against those who assist and finance terror and imperil peace in the whole South Asian region.

Modi was talking at the inaugural function of the 6th ministerial ‘Heart of Asia conference – Istanbul Process on Afghanistan’ and their he stated: “We must demonstrate strong collective will to defeat terror networks. Support for peace alone is not enough. It must be backed by resolute action.”

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“Silence and inaction against terrorism in Afghanistan and our region will only embolden terrorists and their masters….”

“We also plan to connect Afghanistan with India through an air transport corridor,” Modi said.

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Prime Minister further laid emphasis that India’s bilateral and regional commitments of material assistance for Afghanistan’s growth requirements must carry on and get boosted as well.