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BRICS countries need to intensify fight against terrorism

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today virtually addressed the meeting of the VIth BRICS Parliamentary Forum, which was held on the theme “BRICS partnership in the interest of the global stability, general safety and innovative growth: parliamentary dimension.”

Speaking on the occasion, Om Birla said that BRICS countries need to intensify their collective fight against terrorism which poses the biggest threat to humankind.

He added that, as people’s representatives, parliamentarians can no longer be silent bystanders and that they must unite to fight the challenges of terrorism and violent extremism.

He emphasized that the funding of all terrorist activities must be stopped immediately and the conditions that are conducive to the spread of terrorism and violent extremism need to be addressed and resolved at the earliest.

He stressed that the Parliaments of BRICS countries must use international platforms to highlight their collective resolve to support all treaties and agreements that prevent terrorism.

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