15 December 2018 08:26 PM

Egypt, India hold 2nd meeting of joint working group on counter terrorism

Friday، 12 January 2018 - 10:55 AM

Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted Thursday the second meeting of the Egyptian-Indian Joint Working Group on Counter Terrorism.


Relative ministries and security agencies of both countries participated in the meeting.


The participants reviewed the threats of terrorism faced by both countries in the framework of their efforts to combat terrorist organisations which threaten the international security and stability.


In a statement, the ministry said the meeting comes within Egypt's efforts to boost international partnerships against terrorism, in light of Egypt's membership of the UN Security Council, as well as its chairmanship of the council's counter-terrorism committee for 2016-2017 term.


Director of Counter-terrorism Unit in the ministry Khaled Azmy stressed on the need to unite bilateral efforts to face this phenomena.


Meanwhile, the Egyptian and Indian sides reviewed each other's assessments of the terrorist activities and ways to counter the spread of this phenomena, in light of the military operations against terrorist Daesh group in Iraq and Syria.


Both sides discussed cooperation to counter the finance of terrorist groups, as the two sides agreed on exchanging information between each other.




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