Both sides say they will work together to fight terrorism in line with a comprehensive strategic partnership.
In particular, terrorists in Pakistan, India and Australia on Thursday criticized the use of “cross-border terrorist proxies” and called on all countries to take immediate and decisive action to ensure that their territory is not used for terrorist attacks.
The issue was raised at a meeting between India and Australia’s anti-terrorism group, which was held on both sides, and said both sides would join forces to fight terrorism in line with a comprehensive strategic partnership launched during a meeting between the Prime Minister. Narendra Modi and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in June.
“India and Australia strongly condemn terrorism in all its forms and its manifestations and emphasize the need to strengthen international cooperation in the fight against terrorism in a holistic and sustainable manner. Both sides have condemned the use of terrorist terrorists across the border, ”said a joint statement issued after the meeting.
“Australia has reiterated its condemnation of India’s terrorist attacks, including 26/11 in Mumbai, Pathankot and Pulwama, and reiterated its support for the people and the Indian government in the fight against terrorism,” the statement said.
Both countries reviewed the threats posed by UN-sanctioned terrorist organizations and called for concerted action on all terrorist networks. They also exchanged views on the writing of terrorists and organizations as a tool to combat terrorism.
They discussed various ways to work together in the fight against terrorism, including extreme opposition and violent extremism, the fight against terrorist financing, and the prevention of online terrorist exploitation.
Both groups decided to work together to address the challenges posed by the Covid-19 epidemic in the fight against terrorism, and to discuss ways to strengthen cooperation between their organizations in order to continue collaborating and sharing information.
They also discussed cooperation in the fight against terrorism on various social media platforms, such as the UN, the G20, the Global Counterterrorism Forum, the ASEAN Regional Forum and the Financial Action Task Force, as well as the Australian-India-Japan-US consultations.
Mahaveer Singhvi, the joint anti-terrorism secretary in the Indian State Department, and Tony Sheehan, Australia’s deputy foreign security secretary, led the delegation of experts to the meeting.