Brics: Zero Tolerance On Terror, Double Standards Rejected; Discussion Took Place In A 2-day Conference In Russia – Amar Ujala Hindi News Live

BRICS: zero tolerance on terror, double standards rejected;  The discussion took place in a 2-day conference in Russia

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The foreign ministers of the BRICS group of countries condemned terrorism and called for zero tolerance against it. During this, their commitment to fight cross-border terrorism and all its forms was also reaffirmed. In the meeting, it was also decided to speed up measures to end the financing of terrorism and safe havens. The two-day conference of BRICS foreign ministers started in Nizhni Novgorod, Russia on Monday.

Its 10 members Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, Egypt, Iran, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Ethiopia are participating in it. Secretary (Economic Relations) in the Ministry of External Affairs Dammu Ravi led the Indian side in the meeting. Representatives of 15 countries invited by Russia also participated in the extended meeting. The foreign ministers of the BRICS countries rejected double standards to combat terrorism. They emphasized on efforts to fix the responsibility of countries and the international community in fighting terrorism and to deal with it.

Terrorism should not be linked with religion and nationality

The foreign ministers of the member countries stressed that terrorism should not be associated with any religion, nationality, civilization or ethnic group and all those involved in terrorist activities and their support must be held accountable. Those responsible must be brought to justice in accordance with international law.

Calls for finalisation of the Convention on International Terrorism

The Leaders welcomed the activities and actions of the BRICS Counter-Terrorism Working Group, the BRICS Counter-Terrorism Strategy and its five sub-groups based on the BRICS Counter-Terrorism Action Plan. They called for early finalisation and adoption of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism under the United Nations framework.

Smuggling of banned drugs will be stopped only with international cooperation

In their joint statement, the foreign ministers of the BRICS countries expressed concern about drug trafficking and its effects on health and security. They said, preventing the trade of banned drugs is an internationally shared responsibility. It should be dealt with through international cooperation with the cooperation of different countries. It is necessary to formulate a policy for this

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