UK Foreign Minister calls up Swaraj, ensures support in fight against terror

New Delhi: UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday called up External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj saying his country stands “shoulder-to-shoulder” with India in its fight against terrorism.

He also condemned the terror attack on an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri town that killed 17 soldiers.

“UK FM @BorisJohnson speaks to EAM. Condemns terror attack in Uri. Says UK stands shoulder to shoulder with India in defeating terrorism,” MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.

Earlier in the day, he had also issued a statement in London saying UK condemns all forms of terrorism, and stands shoulder-to-shoulder with India in the fight against terrorism, and in bringing the perpetrators to justice.