Pakistan stresses global cooperation to break terrorism, organized crime nexus

Pakistan stresses global cooperation to break terrorism, organized crime nexus

 Pakistan’s permanent representative to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi said that effective border controls are a “prerequisite” to clamping down on the twin threats of transnational organized crime and terrorism, the Radio Pakistan reported.

Speaking in a debate on threats to international peace and security at UN Security Council, Pakistan’s permanent representative to UN said that only through collective regional and international efforts could the world community choke off the various sources that support terrorist outfits through organized crime.View image on Twitter

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Speaking this afternoon in the UN Security Council Open Debate on ‘Threats to international peace and security: Linkage between international terrorism and organized crime’: presenting Pakistan’s perspective on the issue1052:25 AM – Jul 10, 201919 people are talking about thisTwitter Ads info and privacy

She said Pakistan will continue to play its role to sever the vicious link between terrorism and organized crime in the region.

Maleeha Lodhi said the crime-terrorism nexus varies across different contexts, with several common areas of confluence, including financing tools, recruiting vulnerable youth and operating in areas outside government control.

She said being one of the principal victims of terrorism, Pakistan’s resolve to eliminate this scourge is clear and unwavering.

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