Pursuing what it calls a neighborhood first foreign policy, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a global conference on terrorism in the region and around the world.
He was speaking at the Maldivian parliament.
He called for a global conference so that there can be meaningful and result-oriented discussions.
He said, terrorism is not just a threat for a country but to the entire civilization.
His trip to the Maldives is being viewed as attempt to counter the rise of China.
He will also visit Sri Lanka’s capital, Colombo.