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Rajnath to visit Russia, US

He will visit Russia from September 18 and to Washington on September

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Publish Date: Sep 11 2016 10:06PM | Updated Date: Sep 11 2016 10:14PM

Rajnath to visit Russia, US

Home minister will highlight issue of Pakistan sponsored terrorism in India during his visits. (Photo: NDTV)

 

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Russia and the United States in few days to highlight the issue of Pakistan sponsoring terrorism in India.

 
He will visit Russia for five days from September 18 where he will have talks with Russian Minister for Internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev and will discuss issues related to Indo-Russia joint anti-terror cooperation.
 
Both leaders will also discuss cross border terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir and growing activities of Islamic States (IS) in the country and its neighbourhood.
 
Rajnath will travel to Washington on September 26 for a seven-day  tour visit for the Indo-US Homeland Security Dialogue with his counterpart Jeh Charles Johnson.
 
The home minister will raise the issue of Pakistan-sponsored terrorism 
 
In both the bilateral visits, the home minister will highlight Pakistan’s direct involvement in cross border terrorism and growing activities of the IS in India and its neighbouring nations, a Home Ministry official was quoted as saying in a media report.