- G20 : Modi Takes Aim at Pak, Likens LeT, JeM to ISIS, Al-Qaeda
Naming-08-07-17 Pakistan-based terror groups LeT and JeM, PM Modi said some countries were using terror as a tool to achieve political objectives and pressed for “deterrent” action collectively by the G-20 members against such nations.Addressing the G-20 Summit, he equated Lashkar-e- Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohamamd to ISIS and Al-Qaeda, saying their names may be different but their ideology is the same.
The G20 leaders asked the private sector, including communication firms, to join fight against radicalisation by curbing internet misuse for terror propaganda. They further highlighted the need to conduct appropriate filtering of content that incites terrorism. Rule of law applies both online and offline, they added.While vowing to eliminate safe havens of terror in every part of the world, the leaders pledged joint crackdown on terrorism.–PTI-News.