Nawaz Sharif calls up Narendra Modi; promises prompt, decisive action

Updated: 05 January, 2016 19:13 IST | Agencies |

Pakistan Premier Nawaz Sharif called up PM Narendra Modi and promised 'prompt and decisive action' against the terrorists behind the Pathankot attack

New Delhi: Pakistan Premier Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi and promised 'prompt and decisive action' against the terrorists behind the Pathankot attack as the Indian leader pressed for immediate steps on 'specific and actionable' information provided to them.

Nawaz Sharif
Nawaz Sharif

Modi received a call this afternoon from the Prime Minister of Pakistan regarding the terrorist attack on the Pathankot airbase, the PMO said.

During the telephonic conversation, Modi "strongly emphasised the need for Pakistan to take firm and immediate action against the organizations and individuals responsible for and linked to the Pathankot terrorist attack," the PMO said in a statement.

The statement said 'specific and actionable information in this regard has been provided to Pakistan'.

Sharif "assured Prime Minister Modi that his government would take prompt and decisive action against the terrorists," the PMO said.

First Published: 05 January, 2016 18:35 IST

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