Blood and water cannot flow together: PM Modi at Indus Water Treaty meeting

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Indicating action against Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said 'blood & water can't flow together at the same time' in meeting with Water ministry officials on Indus Waters treaty.

Held amidst heightened tension between the India and Pakistan, the meeting also decided to set up an inter-ministerial task forces to go into the details and working of the Treaty with a "sense of urgency", senior government sources said.

Apart from deciding to exploit to the maximum the capacity of three of the rivers that are under Pakistan's control - Indus, Chenab and Jhelum- in the areas of hydro power, irrigation and storage, the meeting also agreed to review the "unilateral suspension" of Tulbul navigation project in 1987.

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