Russia committed to fight menace of terrorism together with India, other countries: Envoy | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Russia on Saturday said that it is committed to decisively fight’ towards the menace of terrorism together with India and other countries, bilaterally and multilaterally.
Russia’s ambassador to India, Denis Alipov emphasised the joint commitment of Russia and India in combating terrorism both bilaterally and multilaterally.
The recent terrorist attack near Moscow on March 22, which claimed the lives of 144 individuals, was condemned as a “monstrous terrorist attack” by Alipov in a social media post.
“The Embassy keeps receiving condolence messages expressing sympathy over the huge loss of lives and condemnation of the monstrous terrorist attack on March 22 near Moscow,” he said.
“We highly appreciate the sentiments towards victims and their kin and the Russian Government by the people of India and other countries,” Alipov added.
Alipov highlighted the solidarity shown by Prime Minister Modi, political leaders, ministers, officials, and activists in rejecting terrorism in all forms. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar conveyed India’s deepest condolences to his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, reaffirming India’s solidarity in the face of the tragic events in Moscow.
The commitment to combat terrorism remains a shared priority for Russia and India, as reiterated by their diplomatic engagements following the horrific attack.

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