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PM Modi pledges to punish perpetrators of blast near Israeli embassy

A low depth explosive system went off outdoors the Israeli embassy on January 29, damaging a number of autos. Israel and India are working collectively to examine the incident

PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 07:55 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the current terror assault near the Israeli embassy in New Delhi and pledged to punish the perpetrators throughout a telephone dialog together with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday.

A low depth explosive system went off outdoors the Israeli embassy on January 29, damaging a number of autos. The two nations are working collectively to examine the incident and exterior affairs minister S Jaishankar had spoken to his Israeli counterpart Gabi Ashkenazi quickly after the blast.

Modi “conveyed his strong condemnation of the terror attack near the Israeli embassy” and guaranteed Netanyahu that India “accords the highest importance to the safety and security of Israeli diplomats and premises and would deploy all its resources to find and punish the perpetrators”, the exterior affairs ministry mentioned.

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Both leaders expressed satisfaction on the “close coordination between Indian and Israeli security agencies in this context”.

Modi and Netanyahu additionally briefed one another on the progress within the struggle in opposition to the Covid-19 pandemic of their nations and mentioned prospects for additional collaboration on this space, together with the manufacturing and provide of vaccines to Israel and the “mutual recognition of certificates of vaccination”, the Israeli prime minister’s office mentioned on Twitter.

Netanyahu thanked Modi for the Indian authorities’s efforts to safeguard Israeli representatives within the aftermath of the terrorist occasion near the Israeli embassy, in accordance to tweets.

Modi famous India is “committed to the security of our people and added that India would continue to cooperate with Israel in the fight against terrorism”, the Israeli prime minister’s office tweeted.

Netanyahu additionally congratulated Modi on the manufacturing of vaccines and the beginning of vaccinations in India.

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