Stop glorifying terrorists, says Rajnath Singh at SAARC summit in Pakistan

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Islamabad : Rajnath Singh at SAARC meet in Islamabad came up with a stern message to the nations who are promoting terrorist activities and also glorifying them. Without mentioning about Indo- Pakistan relation he took a jibe at Pakistan and said mere condemning won't be enough to stop terrorism. 

Singh in his address to the 7th SAARC Interiors Ministers Conference said terrorism continued to remain the biggest challenge and threat to the region. There were also reports that his speech was blacked out by the only media television allowed to cover SAARC meet.

Key points:

# Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday talked about how terrorism has become one of the greatest challenges in the world.

# He also slammed Pakistan (without naming it) for promoting terrorism and also glorifying terrorists across the world.

# There is no concept of good or bad terrorism, said Rajnath Singh during SAARC summit.

# Rajnath Singh's speech was allegedly blacked out by a Pakistani media channel, who was the sole broadcaster of the event. Indian journos were also not allowed inside the premises.

# Soon after meeting ended, Rajnath Singh boarded the flight back to India without having lunch in Islamadab.

# Speaking in Hindi at the conference, Singh said there should be "strongest action not only against terrorists or organisations but also against those individuals, organisations and nations who support terrorism." 

# "It also needs to be ensured that terrorism is not glorified and is not patronized by any state," Singh said in a veiled dig at Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.