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‘Must be no ifs and buts, no double standards in fight against terrorism: EAM

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‘Must be no ifs and buts, no double standards in fight against terrorism: EAM

‘Must be no ifs and buts, no double standards in fight against terrorism: EAM

India asserted there must not be any ‘ifs and buts’ in fight against terrorism.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said that countries must not countenance double standards in this battle and ‘terrorists are terrorists, there are no good and bad ones’.

Speaking at the United Nations Security Council open debate on "International Cooperation in combating terrorism 20 years after the adoption of 1373", he said there are countries that are clearly guilty of aiding and supporting terrorism and willfully provide financial assistance and safe heavens.

He said, “However, there are also other states that are clearly guilty of aiding and supporting terrorism, and willfully provide financial assistance and safe-havens.

While we must enhance capacities of the former, the international community must collectively call out the latter and hold them accountable.” Watch the full video for more.


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