Japan-India Relations

July 6, 2016

On July 6, commencing at 9:10 p.m. for approximately 15 minutes, Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, held a telephone talk with H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India. The overview of the talk is as follows.

1. Prime Minister Abe conveyed his heartfelt condolences over the Indian national whose life was lost in the recent terrorist attack in Dhaka, and Prime Minister Modi also conveyed his condolences over the seven Japanese casualties.

2. The two leaders firmly condemned this atrocious and inhuman act of terrorism, and shared the view that they will further deepen the international community’s cooperation on eradicating terrorism and ensure the prevention of the recurrence of such a tragedy.

3. The two leaders shared the view that they will never give in to terrorism and will closely share information and cooperate with each other toward the goal of stability in South Asia, and will contribute to the further development of countries in the region, including by strengthening counterterrorism and connectivity.

4. Additionally, Prime Minister Abe expressed Japan’s determination to steadily provide Overseas Development Assistance (ODA), and explained that Japan is reviewing the necessary safety measures for that purpose.

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