Pak should cooperate in tackling terrorism: Rajnath Singh


New Delhi: Stressing on the need to eradicate a growing terror threat across the globe, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that the government has appealed to Pakistan to help in tackling terrorism.

He further said, “Our Government is taking all possible measures to tackle terrorism.”

Hitting out at Pakistan, while speaking to news agency ANI, Rajnath Singh said, “Not just India but entire world knows who is responsible for terrorism.We have appealed to Pak to help in tackling terrorism.”

While recalling the recent terror attacks on Pak soil, Rajnath said they should become serious and extend all help in tackling terrorism as they are also a victim of the menance. “It (Pakistan) should extend full cooperation in checking terrorism because the country is facing a similar problem today,” Singh told reporters.

On Pakistan’s strong reaction to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s recent remarks about neutralising terrorists through terrorists, Singh said, “Not only India, but the entire world knows who is promoting terrorism.”

Reacting to Parrikar’s comments, adviser to Pakistan Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz had said it confirmed Islamabad’s apprehensions that India was involved in terrorism in that country.