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India-Israel terrorism panel meets:
[India News]: New Delhi, Nov 29 : India and Israel Monday started three days of deliberations here on steps to enhance cooperation bilaterally and internationally in the fight against terrorism.

Officials and experts from the two countries, which see themselves as victims of terrorism, are meeting under the aegis of the Joint Working Group on Terrorism set up to promote cooperation in the fight against the global menace.

The three-day meeting is the fourth in the series and the second this year, the last having been held in Jerusalem in March.The Indian delegation to the meeting is headed by Meera Shankar, additional secretary (UN) in the external affairs ministry, and the Israeli team by Jeremy Iwssacharof, director general (strategic affairs) in the foreign ministry.

The two countries have repeatedly stressed on the growing need for counter-terrorism cooperation within the international community, specifically to strengthen political will and capacity building.While there is active cooperation between the two countries in the field, little of it is publicised for security reasons.

Though the government of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has criticised Israeli military action against the Palestinians, it has said that ties with the country are important and will continue. --Indo-Asian News Service

Posted by Nikhil Khanna @ 2:23 PM


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