Need To Adopt Zero Tolerance Approach Towards Terrorism: Defence Secretary Giridhar Aramane

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Defence Secretary Giridhar Aramane has emphasised the need to adopt a zero-tolerance approach towards terrorism in all its forms for prosperity and development of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, (SCO) Member States. Mr Aramane said this while participating in the SCO Defence Ministers’ meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan. During the meeting, he reiterated India’s steadfast commitment towards maintaining peace, stability and security in SCO region. The Defence Secretary mentioned about India’s long-standing proposal of Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism at the United Nations. He also highlighted the concept of Security and Growth for All in the Region (SAGAR)’, proposed by India for the Indo-Pacific.

During the meeting, a protocol was signed by the Defence Ministers of all SCO Member States. A Joint Communique was issued after the meeting, in which the SCO Defence Ministers agreed to developing the idea of One Earth, One Family, One Future, which is rooted in the ancient Indian philosophy of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.

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