PM Modi speaks to Netanyahu; assures safety of Israeli diplomats, premises

at 8:37 pm
Israeli Embassy

New Delhi (NVI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a telephonic conversation today with Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, and assured that India accords the highest importance to the safety and security of Israeli diplomats and premises.

Prime Minister Modi also conveyed his strong condemnation of the terror attack near the Israeli Embassy in New Delhi on January 29, 2021.

Furthermore, PM Modi said that India would deploy all its resources to find and punish the perpetrators, according to a statement issued by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Netanyahu also thanked him for his government’s efforts to safeguard Israeli representatives in the aftermath of the terrorist event.

He congratulated PM Modi on the production of vaccines in his country and the start of the vaccines operation India.

Both the leaders expressed satisfaction about the close coordination between Indian and Israeli security agencies in this context, the statement added.

The two leaders also briefed each other about the progress of the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in their respective countries, and discussed possibilities of further collaboration in this area.