India’s Modi calls for action by Pakistan on militants

NEW DELHI: India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif to crack down on militants operating in Pakistan during talks in New Delhi on Tuesday, the foreign ministry said.

Modi “underlined our concerns related to terrorism,” Indian foreign secretary Sujatha Singh said in a statement after the talks.

He added that Islamabad was asked to “abide by its commitment to prevent its territory and territory it controls being used to stage terror attacks on India.”