You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

US refrains from commenting on Modi's 'mothership' remark

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

and should look for ways to resolve their deeply-held differences peacefully, the US has said even as it refrained from making any comment on Prime Minister Modi's remarks calling as the "mothership" of terrorism.

"I have to admit, I have not been briefed on those comments. What I can say in general is that we have encouraged and to look for ways to resolve peacefully their deeply-held differences on a range of issues," Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters yesterday in response to a question on Modi's remarks at the BRICS Summit.



"We have discussed in here on a number of occasions the significant threat that exists in from extremists. We've actually seen that the Pakistani people have been victims of those extremist activities on far too many occasions," Earnest said.

"The United States and have an important relationship when it comes to our shared security concerns in the region, particularly when those concerns emanate from extremist groups," he added.

"The United States and also have a very important relationship as well and the friendship and effective working relationship between the United States and and between Prime Minister Modi and President (Barack) Obama have allowed the citizens of both of our countries to enjoy significant benefits not just when it comes to our shared security concerns, but also when it comes to our intertwined economies as well," Earnest said.

US has been able to "confront successfully" in the war against terrorism, but the Obama Administration believes there is more that Islamabad needs to do, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

US refrains from commenting on Modi's 'mothership' remark

India and Pakistan should look for ways to resolve their deeply-held differences peacefully, the US has said even as it refrained from making any comment on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks calling Pakistan as the "mothership" of terrorism. "I have to admit, I have not been briefed on those comments. What I can say in general is that we have encouraged India and Pakistan to look for ways to resolve peacefully their deeply-held differences on a range of issues," White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters yesterday in response to a question on Modi's remarks at the BRICS Summit. "We have discussed in here on a number of occasions the significant threat that exists in Pakistan from extremists. We've actually seen that the Pakistani people have been victims of those extremist activities on far too many occasions," Earnest said. "The United States and Pakistan have an important relationship when it comes to our shared security concerns in the region, particularly when ... and should look for ways to resolve their deeply-held differences peacefully, the US has said even as it refrained from making any comment on Prime Minister Modi's remarks calling as the "mothership" of terrorism.

"I have to admit, I have not been briefed on those comments. What I can say in general is that we have encouraged and to look for ways to resolve peacefully their deeply-held differences on a range of issues," Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters yesterday in response to a question on Modi's remarks at the BRICS Summit.

"We have discussed in here on a number of occasions the significant threat that exists in from extremists. We've actually seen that the Pakistani people have been victims of those extremist activities on far too many occasions," Earnest said.

"The United States and have an important relationship when it comes to our shared security concerns in the region, particularly when those concerns emanate from extremist groups," he added.

"The United States and also have a very important relationship as well and the friendship and effective working relationship between the United States and and between Prime Minister Modi and President (Barack) Obama have allowed the citizens of both of our countries to enjoy significant benefits not just when it comes to our shared security concerns, but also when it comes to our intertwined economies as well," Earnest said.

US has been able to "confront successfully" in the war against terrorism, but the Obama Administration believes there is more that Islamabad needs to do, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

US refrains from commenting on Modi's 'mothership' remark

and should look for ways to resolve their deeply-held differences peacefully, the US has said even as it refrained from making any comment on Prime Minister Modi's remarks calling as the "mothership" of terrorism.

"I have to admit, I have not been briefed on those comments. What I can say in general is that we have encouraged and to look for ways to resolve peacefully their deeply-held differences on a range of issues," Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters yesterday in response to a question on Modi's remarks at the BRICS Summit.

"We have discussed in here on a number of occasions the significant threat that exists in from extremists. We've actually seen that the Pakistani people have been victims of those extremist activities on far too many occasions," Earnest said.

"The United States and have an important relationship when it comes to our shared security concerns in the region, particularly when those concerns emanate from extremist groups," he added.

"The United States and also have a very important relationship as well and the friendship and effective working relationship between the United States and and between Prime Minister Modi and President (Barack) Obama have allowed the citizens of both of our countries to enjoy significant benefits not just when it comes to our shared security concerns, but also when it comes to our intertwined economies as well," Earnest said.

US has been able to "confront successfully" in the war against terrorism, but the Obama Administration believes there is more that Islamabad needs to do, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

Upgrade To Premium Services

Welcome User

Business Standard is happy to inform you of the launch of "Business Standard Premium Services"

As a premium subscriber you get an across device unfettered access to a range of services which include:

  • Access Exclusive content - articles, features & opinion pieces
  • Weekly Industry/Genre specific newsletters - Choose multiple industries/genres
  • Access to 17 plus years of content archives
  • Set Stock price alerts for your portfolio and watch list and get them delivered to your e-mail box
  • End of day news alerts on 5 companies (via email)
  • NEW: Get seamless access to WSJ.com at a great price. No additional sign-up required.
 

Premium Services

In Partnership with

 

Dear Guest,

 

Welcome to the premium services of Business Standard brought to you courtesy FIS.
Kindly visit the Manage my subscription page to discover the benefits of this programme.

Enjoy Reading!
Team Business Standard