India and Israel today inked two agreements in the field of water resources management and agriculture which were signed following the delegation level talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in New Delhi. 
In a joint press statement, Mr Modi said, India and Israel agreed to further enhance cooperation to deal with the growing threat of terrorism and radicalization.Recognizing terrorism is a global challenge which knows no boundaries, the Prime Minister said, he and President Rivlin agreed that the international community must act with a resolve and determination against terror networks and the states that harbour them. Mr Modi said, failure to act and silence of speech only encourages terrorists. 
The two leaders noted the strength of the growing defence partnership and agreed on the need to make it more broad-based in production and manufacturing.The Prime Minister said, India is grateful

to Israel for its clear support to India’s permanent candidature in a reformed UN Security Council. He said the two countries agreed to promote educational exchanges as well as enhancing people to people contacts through greater cultural and tourism linkages. 
In his statement, President Rivlin said Israel is ready to Make in India and Make with India to make the dreams a reality. He said both the countries are threatened by terror because they value freedom. 
He said India and Israel share desire for peace and security and terrorism is a threat. He said nothing can justify terror and terror is terror.He exuded confidence that his visit will help ties and cooperation between the two countries further. 
Earlier, this morning, President Reuven Rivlin was given a ceremonial welcome in the forecourts of Rashtrapati Bhawan. Prior to that, Mr Rivlin paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat.

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