India Too a Victim of Terrorism, Says Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) attended the Arab, Islamic country leaders summit with USA president Donald Trump at King Abdul Aziz International Convention Center on Sunday.Trump’s speech, preceded by a traditional Quranic reading, held Iran responsible for global extremism, urged the worldwide community to isolate Iran and called on Arab and Muslim states to freeze channels of funding for groups including the Sunni Muslim Islamic State and Shiah Hezbollah.India is among countries that have been victims of terrorism, Trump says.United States President Donald Trump in a centrepiece speech last night rallied leaders from around the Muslim world in a renewed campaign against extremism, rejecting the idea that the fight is a battle between religions.Ivanka Trump, daughter of US President Donald Trump, has termed his visit to Saudi Arabia as an “amazing” and “historic”.During a speech in Riyadh yesterday in which he urged Arab and Islamic leaders to do their share to defeat Islamist militants, Mr Trump referred to “Islamic extremism”, although advance excerpts had him saying “Islamist extremism”.He said Arab, Muslim and Middle Eastern nations “have born the brunt of the killings and the worst of destruction in this wave of fanatical violence”.”We are not here to tell other people how to live, what to do, who to be or how to worship”, he said. They’re not allowed to drive in the country, work with men, or get married without a male guardian’s permission.Bellowing into the microphone, he implored Muslim leaders to aggressively fight extremists – “Drive them out of your places of worship. Drive them out of your communities”.The Prime Minister appreciated the leadership of President Trump to make this Summit as his first overseas engagement, and said that this initiative of President Trump is of great symbolic significance. He was addressing the heads of 50 Muslim majority countries during his first speech on foreign soil.A senior official who was part of the Palestinian delegation said Mr Trump is planning to try to relaunch peace talks, with a goal of reaching an agreement within a year.On Sunday, Trump and Saudi Arabia’s king announced the Terrorism Financing Targeting Center, co-chaired by the USA and Saudi Arabia.Israel also has expressed concern about the 110 billion dollars arms sale to Saudi Arabia that Mr Trump announced Saturday in Riyadh.The speech on Islam, billed as the centerpiece of the Saudi visit – for a president who was highly critical of the religion throughout the campaign and proposed banning all Muslims from entering the U.S.