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India prime minister Modi calls Pakistan “mother-ship” of terrorism

Narendra Modi (centre) with world leaders

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi branded Pakistan a “mother-ship of terrorism” at a summit of the BRICS nations on Sunday (16), testing the cohesion of a group whose heavyweight member China is a close ally of its South Asian arch-rival. Modi’s remarks to a meeting of leaders from the BRICS – which include Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa – escalated his diplomatic drive to isolate Pakistan, which India accuses of sponsoring cross-border terrorism. Tension between the nuclear-armed neighbours has escalated since a Sept. 18 attack on an army base in Kashmir, near the disputed frontier with Pakistan, killed 19…

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