Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani calls up PM Narendra Modi, condemns Uri attack

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi and "strongly condemned" Sunday`s cross-border terror attack in Uri and conveyed his country`s solidarity with India in the fight against terror.

IANS| Last Updated: Sep 20, 2016, 14:45 PM IST
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani calls up PM Narendra Modi, condemns Uri attack

New Delhi: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi and "strongly condemned" Sunday`s cross-border terror attack in Uri and conveyed his country`s solidarity with India in the fight against terror.

"President Ghani strongly condemned the cross-border terror attack and conveyed Afghanistan`s solidarity and support with India against all actions to eliminate the threat of terrorism," the Prime Minister`s Office said in a statement. 

"President Ghani expressed his condolences to the families of the martyred soldiers," it said.

Modi thanked Ghani for Afghanistan`s support, it added.

Ghani was in New Delhi last week during which he held talks with Modi.