India, Japan ask Pakistan to abide by FATF commitments

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new Delhi: Noting that countries should ensure that the territory under their control is not used to launch terrorist attacks, India and Japan on Saturday asked Pakistan to take firm and irreversible action against terrorist networks operating from their territory. and called for full compliance with international commitments, including financial action. Task Force (FATF).

According to the Joint Statement Partnership for a ‘Peaceful, Stable and Prosperous Post-Covid World’ issued after the summit between the two countries, they urged all countries to eliminate terrorist safe havens and infrastructure, disrupt terrorist networks and their financing channels. called upon to work together. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. The two countries also agreed to strengthen counter-terrorism efforts in multilateral fora.

“The Prime Ministers expressed deep concern at the growing threat of terrorism and underlined the need to strengthen international cooperation to combat terrorism in a comprehensive and sustained manner. They urged all countries to eliminate terrorist safe havens and infrastructure, Calling to work together to disrupt the networks and their financing channels and prevent cross-border movement of terrorists, the statement said.

In this context, he also called upon all countries to ensure that the territory under their control is not used to launch terrorist attacks, so that the perpetrators of such attacks are brought to justice expeditiously.

“They reiterated their condemnation of terrorist attacks in India, including the 26/11 Mumbai and Pathankot attacks, and to take firm and irreversible action against terrorist networks operating out of its territory from Pakistan and to fully comply with international commitments including FATF,” the statement said. called upon to comply.” said.

“They also agreed to work together on strengthening counter-terrorism efforts in multilateral fora and the early adoption of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) in the United Nations,” he said.

The Prime Ministers reaffirmed their intention to cooperate closely to realize peace and stability in Afghanistan, and on the importance of addressing the humanitarian crisis, promoting human rights, and ensuring the establishment of a truly representative and inclusive political system. stressed.

They also reaffirmed the importance of UNSCR 2593 (2021), which explicitly demands that Afghan territory not be used for harboring, training, planning or financing terrorist acts and that all terrorists, including those sanctioned by the UNSC Called for concrete action against the groups. (ANI)

First published:March 19, 2022, 11:51 pm

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