Nuclear Security Summit: PM Modi says Drop the notion that ‘his terrorist is not my terrorist’

Nuclear Security Summit: PM Modi says Drop the notion that ‘his terrorist is not my terrorist : Nuclear security must remain a permanent national priority, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said, emphasizes that all countries must completely adhere by their international obligations.


“Nuclear security must remain an abiding national priority. All States must completely abide by their international obligations,” Modi said in his interfere during a White House dinner hosted by the US President Barack Obama that officially kicked off the two-day Nuclear Security Summit.

Complimenting the US President for his initiative on nuclear security, Modi said Obama’s legacy must tolerate. “By putting spotlight on nuclear security, Obama has done great service to global security,” Modi said.

Modi was seated next  to the US President Barack  Obama during the White House dinner which was attended by heads of States of more than 20 nations here in the US capital for the fourth edition of the Nuclear Security Summit.

Commenting on the extent of terrorist PM Modi said; The length of the threat posed by terrorism to the world, the Prime Minister said the Brussels attacks shows how real and instant the threat is to nuclear security from terrorism.

Framing out on three contemporary starategy of terror that the world should focus on, Modi said today’s terrorism uses extreme violence as theatre.

“Second, we are no longer looking for a man in a cave, but we are hunting for a terrorist in a city with a computer or a smart phone. Third, state actors working with nuclear traffickers and terrorists present the greatest risk,” he said.

There is noting that terrorist have not involved, Modi said terrorists are using 21st century technology. “But our responses are rooted in the past,” he said. The approach and supply chains of terrorism are global, but genuine cooperation between nation states is not, Modi said.

“Drop the notion that terrorism is someone else’s problem and that ‘his’ terrorist is not ‘my’ terrorist. “Terrorism is globally networked. But, we still act only nationally to counter this threat,” the PM told the international community.