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Germany backs India post Uri attack

Updated: Sep 20, 2016 14:36 IST      
Germany backs India post Uri attack

New Delhi [India], Sept. 20 (ANI): Asserting that Berlin stands resolutely at New Delhi's side in the fight against terrorism, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has condemned the attack on an Army Base Camp in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir and said that the strike was an attempt to start a wave of violence.

"As is often the case, the terrorists' aim is for the situation to escalate; they want to trigger a spiral of violence. We must not give in to this logic, including in conflicts between India and Pakistan," he said in a statement.

Steinmeier said that India and Germany would discuss counter-terrorism measures at the upcoming counterterrorism consultations.

"Germany stands resolutely at India's side in the fight against terrorism. At the Indo-German counterterrorism consultations, which will take place in a few days' time, we will further discuss the threats to our two countries' societies," said Steinmeier.

"I strongly condemn the terrorist attack on the Indian army base in Uri in the Jammu and Kashmir region. Our thoughts are with the families of the murdered soldiers and with the many people who have been injured, some seriously," he added.

The German Foreign Minister further said every country is responsible for taking decisive action against terrorism emanating from its territory.

In one of the worst attacks in recent times, as many as 18 soldiers were killed and over 20 others got injured post the terror strike on an army camp close to the headquarters of the 12th Brigade at Uri on Sunday. (ANI)

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