India is conscious of threats emanating from the ISIS and is taking necessary precautions, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav said here on Wednesday (September 4).
Ram Madhav, BJP general secretary, after attending the Indian Ocean Conference in Maldives's Male on Wednesday (September 4) said India is taking care of ISIS threat.
He said, "ISIS terror group which was hitherto a challenge and a problem in West Asia, has slowly started expanding its tentacles into the Indian Ocean region. Certain countries have already become target of its terror activities."
While talking about India and the terror organisation, he said that India doesn't provide space for any such organisation. He said, "As far as India is concerned, India is conscious of the threats and challenges that emanate from West Asia. We are taking necessary precautions. Indian government is taking full care that India doesn't provide space for any such organisation."
Leaders of Sri Lanka and Maldives also underlined during the conference the need to forge strategy in tackling the ISIS. In fact, former Maldives President Nasheed said ISIS is building a deep state in the Maldives. The issue of freedom of navigation was also discussed during the conference.
With PTI inputs
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