Published On: Feb 20, 2019
Both Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned in the strongest terms the recent terrorist attack on security forces Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, said the ministry of external affairs. T S Tirumurti, Secretary (Economic Relations) in the MEA, said the two leaders also called upon countries to renounce use of terrorism as a state policy. He said this while briefing reporters on the crown prince's visit and on the issues discussed during the talks. "The complicity of Pakistan in Pulwama attacks was very much underlined. Saudi Crown Prince Salman appreciated the consistent efforts made by PM Modi since May 2014, including his personal initiatives to have friendly relations with Pakistan. Both sides agreed on the need for creation of conditions necessary for resumption of the comprehensive dialogue," the MEA added.