10 Aug 2012

US President calls PM, condoles Wisconsin shooting incident

US President Barack Obama called the Prime Minister today to convey condolences over the shooting incident at a Gurudwara in Wisconsin, USA on August 5, 2012. He appreciated the contributions made by the Sikh community in American society. He said that the tragic incident would be investigated.
The Prime Minster thanked President Obama for the support extended by the government and people of the United States. He hoped that measures would be taken to avoid recurrence of such incidents. He stressed that India and USA, as two pluralistic and open societies with respect for religious freedoms, should continue to work against ideologies of violence and hatred.

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