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Terror continues to be one of the gravest threats, says Jaishankar


INDIA ON Tuesday stressed that terrorism continues to be one of the most serious threats to humanity and that it can never be justified.

Speaking at the high-level segment of the 46th session of the Human Rights Council, Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar said terrorism is a crime against humanity and violates human rights law. most fundamental man, namely the right to life. “Terrorism continues to be one of the most serious threats to humanity,” he said in a virtual address.

“As a long-time victim, India has been at the forefront of global action against terrorism. This is only possible when there is a clear awareness, including in the bodies responsible for human rights, that terrorism can never be justified, nor its perpetrators ever assimilated to its victims ”, he added. he said in a veiled reference to Pakistan. He said India presented the UN with an eight-point plan of action to tackle the scourge of terrorism last month. “We will continue to work together… to ensure the implementation of our action plan,” he said.

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