India-Argentina make unusual declaration to fight terrorism together

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On Monday, in a special declaration, between India and Argentina, both nations expressed their decision to fight terrorism together.

Mauricio Macri, Argentina President and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to a conclusion that the two countries would fight together against the cruelty to humanity.

They committed themselves on strengthening cooperation against terrorist threats from the groups listed in relevant UN Security Council Resolutions.

Macri also strongly condemned in powerful terms about the deadly terrorist attack in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on 14th February which took the lives of more than 40 CRPS personnel.

He expressed his harmony and support for the families of the sons of India who lost their lives in this brutal terrorist attack.

Both leaders have confirmed their support in the United Nations Conference Convention on International Terrorism, which will carry forward and strengthen the framework for global cooperation and will reinforce the message that no cause or grief will be justified in the name of terrorism.

Insisting on the fact that there can be no justification for acts of terror on any basis whatsoever, especially emphasizing the plague of cross-border terrorism. The declaration read, “Both leaders emphasized that terrorism must be confronted unequivocally and resolutely.”

In the declaration it is also mentioned that “They reiterated their commitment to combat terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and asserted that strong measures should be taken against terrorists, terror organizations, their networks and all those who encourage, support, finance and provide safe haven to terrorists and terror groups.”

The declaration further stated, “They also underscored the need to ensure that terrorist organizations do not get access to any WMD or technologies or finances and committed to cooperate in the specialized multilateral fora.”

Both the leaders also asserted that no country must allow their territory to be used to launch terrorist attacks on other countries.

India and Argentina also exchanged 10 Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) and agreements during Macri’s ongoing three-day visit to India, which ends on February 19.

Prime Minister Modi and Argentine President Macri met for the fifth time on February 18, after their last meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit held in Argentina in December 2018.
Prime Minister Modi hailed India-Argentina ties, which mark 70 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations this year, in the joint statement which was issued following bilateral talks at the Hyderabad House here.