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Mr. Daniel Carmon meets Home Minister of India, Mr. Rajnath Singh
In the meeting, the Israeli Ambassador discussed the agreement on counter-terrorism and homeland security.

India and Israel today discussed the implementation of agreement on counter-terrorism and homeland security between the two countries.

Israel's Ambassador to India Mr. Daniel Carmon met Home Minister Mr. Rajnath Singh here. The ambassador told the Home Minister that Israel is looking forward to a meaningful cooperation with India in the area of homeland security. He said that the recently signed agreement is a step further in this direction.

The Home Minister welcomed the ceasefire in Gaza and hoped that it would usher in peace and tranquillity in the region that would be beneficial for both the sides.

The ambassador agreed with the Home Minister and indicated that the first priority of Israel is the reconstruction, rehabilitation and demilitarisation of Gaza so that peace and normalcy return to the region at the earliest.

The ambassador said during his meeting with the Home Minister he has discussed issues of mutual concern, common values and how to counter terrorism.

"We have also discussed how to implement the agreement on counter-terror and homeland security that Israel and India have already signed," he said.

India and Israel have agreements on homeland and public security, on protection of classified materials and information and a mutual legal assistance treaty in criminal matters.

The Ambassador has invited the Home Minister to attend the third Israel Homeland Security International Conference and Exhibition to be held in Tel Aviv during November this year.
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