Jaishankar, the Swedish FM promise to intensify cooperation against terrorism

NEW DELHI: The Foreign Minister, S, held extensive talks with his Swedish counterpart Ann Linde on Monday and decided to intensify cooperation on international platforms to combat the challenge of terrorism .

Their conversations occur during the ongoing visit of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden .

Broad conversation with the Swedish FM Ann Linde. He discussed the expansion of bilateral cooperation in the environment, manufacturing, health and smart cities. He urged greater mobility of Indian talent, Jaishankar tweeted after the talks.

Strong identity of views. We agreed on a new consultation mechanism. We will cooperate closely in the UN, he said.

Jaishankar said he also discussed with Linde the challenge of terrorism , especially cross-border terrorism .

"Emphasised that right to life is the most basic human right. Agreed to work together in international forums to address this key challenge of terrorism ," he said.