“There is no change in India’s policy,” he said, referring to the Indian policy that it would participate only in UN approved peacekeeping missions. However, he said that in view of the threat from ISIS there is intelligence sharing between the two countries. ”But we don’t mind to go one step forward in sharing the (intelligence) information,” Parrikar said.
Terrorism has become a global phenomenon and it requires a comprehensive response so that terrorists of “all shades and affiliations” are countered without any differentiation, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said today.Terrorism was one of the major issues of discussion between Parrikar and US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter during their meeting at the Pentagon.”Terrorism was a key topic discussion in (all) my discussions (here). Terrorism has become a global phenomenon and requires a comprehensive response. Terrorists of all shades and affiliations must be countered without any differentiation,” Parrikar told reporters in a joint press appearance with Carter.