India, Singapore to enhance cooperation on combating terror
India and Singapore today discussed ways to enhance cooperation to combat terrorism, including exchanging information, stifling flow of foreign funds and blocking access of small arms to terrorists. The issue was the main focus of the 30-minute discussion Home Minister Shivraj Patil had with visiting Singapore Defence Minister Teo Chee Hean here. Patil and Teo also were of the view that there should be increased international cooperation in checking the menace, a Home Ministry spokesman said. Teo, who is in India on a three-day visit in connection with joint-military exercises, conveyed to Patil that Singapore had views similar to that of India’s on the fight against terror, the spokesman said.