BRICS recognised ‘state protected terrorism as biggest challenge’, says Sushma Swaraj

The minister stressed that "terrorism is universally recognised as a key threat to peace, a truly global challenge"

By: IANS | New Delhi | Updated: October 18, 2016 12:36 pm

 

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said the just-concluded BRICS Summit in Goa recognised “state sponsored and state protected terrorism” as the “biggest” challenge and that it could no longer be the business as usual while dealing with the threat.

“State sponsored and state protected terrorism is the biggest challenge: BRICS Summit saw a growing recognition that there cannot be business as usual when it comes to dealing with terrorism,” Sushma Swaraj said.

The minister stressed that “terrorism is universally recognised as a key threat to peace, a truly global challenge”

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