Paris [France], Mar. 22 (ANI): Following External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj informed that 39 Indians, abducted in 2014 in Iraq's Mosul city were killed, France on Thursday offers its condolences to victims' families and to Indian authorities.
"We stand with its Indian and Iraqi partners in the fight against terrorism and for peace and stability," the statement added.
"France President Emmanuel Macron's visit to India on March 9 to 12 helped strengthen our strategic partnership with India to meet the challenges of collective security and to reaffirm the importance of bilateral cooperation in the fight against terrorism." (ANI)