G-20 Stands United Against Terrorism, says Terrorists Will Be Brought To Justice

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| July 8 , 2017 , 09:07 IST

After a powerful statement against terrorism by the Prime Minister of India at the G-20 convention in Hamburg, the international forum stood firmly with the Indian Prime Minister, united against terrorism.

At the ‘leaders' retreat’ before the summit, Prime Minister Modi took the lead presenting a 10-point agenda on countering terrorism, and referring to our neighbour Pakistan, said countries supporting terrorism should be banned from joining the G20.

In agreement to the Prime Minister’s stand, the world leaders at the G-20 Summit called for countering radicalisation leading to terrorism, misuse of social media and internet and counter-terrorism measure to limit their findings.

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The G-20 leaders in a statement said, “We condemn all terrorist attacks worldwide and stand united and firm in the fight against terrorism and it’s financing".

The statement added, “These atrocious acts have strengthened our resolve to cooperate to enhance our security and protect our citizens. Terrorism is a global scourge that must be fought and terrorist safe havens eliminated in every part of the world."

The statement stressed, "We will ensure that terrorists are brought to justice."

The leaders also called upon their border agencies to strengthen cooperation between nations to detect the terrorists more efficiently by identifying priority transit and destination countries of terrorists.

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The statement said, "We reaffirm our commitment to tackling all sources, techniques, and channels of terrorist financing and our call for swift and effective implementation of UNSCR (UN Security Council Resolution) and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) standards worldwide. We call for strengthening measures against the financing of international terrorist organisations, in particular, Islamic State (IS), Al-Qaeda and their affiliates."

Supporting Modi's statement, the world leaders concurred that there should be no safe havens for terrorists. The G-20 leaders committed to intensifying capacity building and technical assistance, especially in relation to terrorist financing hot-spots.

The nations added that they unanimously commit and support the FATF (Financial Action Task Force) in its efforts to strengthen its traction capacity and the effectiveness of regional bodies.