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Post-Uri attack Khurshid hopes Modi Govt.will go beyond words

Updated: Sep 20, 2016 08:29 IST      
Post-Uri attack Khurshid hopes Modi Govt.will go beyond words

New Delhi, [India], Sept. 20 (ANI): Asserting that the Congress party will support the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre with regard to dealing with the current crisis, emanating from the terror strike in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir, former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid said Tuesday that he expects the Centre to work beyond words.

Describing the Uri attack as unacceptable Khurshid said and that nation wants an eradication of terrorism.

Khurshid said, "The tragedy is sad, the event has shaken up the whole country. Repeated acts of violence against our people and now against our uniformed people, all this is completely unacceptable. I imagine that the government will act beyond words. The Congress party will fully support the government in taking appropriate steps, but what those steps are going to be, the government must decide. It is their responsibility unless they consult us. But, I do believe the mood of the nation is that we must eliminate terrorism once and for all."

India is to present all actionable evidence against Pakistan to international bodies if required.

Sources said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will strongly emphasize on Pakistan's involvement in the attack in her UNGA speech on September 26.

Pakistan however has flatly rejected New Delhi's claims of Islamabad's involvement in the Uri terror attack, saying the latter has a traditional tendency of pointing fingers on the former after each terror attack on Indian soil. (ANI)

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