Modi and Justin Trudeau held extensive talks on terrorism, trade ties

Vastavam web: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on Friday held extensive talks on key issues of counter-terrorism and extremism as well as ways to boost trade ties, after which the two sides inked six pacts, including on energy cooperation.After their nearly two-hour long meeting, Modi, while addressing a joint media event with the Canadian prime minister, said they discussed the entire gamut of the bilateral partnership.The prime minister also made it clear that those who challenge India’s sovereignty and unity will not be tolerated

Modi’s remarks come amidst criticism of the Trudeau government’s soft approach towards the Khalistan issue.On his part, Trudeau described India as a natural partner for commercial cooperation.Earlier, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on the Canadian prime minister and discussed various issues of mutual interest.