India Stresses Zero-Tolerance to Terrorism at SCO Meeting

  • 29 Apr 2024

On 26th April, 2024, Defence Secretary led India's delegation at the SCO Defence Ministers’ meeting, advocating for a united approach against terrorism and signing a protocol with all member states.

Key Points

  • Initiatives and Agreements: A Joint Communique was issued, emphasizing initiatives like 'One Earth, One Family, One Future', rooted in India's philosophy of 'vasudhaiva kutumbakam'. Additionally, a protocol was signed by all member states.
  • India's Anti-Terrorism Proposal: Defence Secretary highlighted India's proposal for a comprehensive convention on international terrorism at the United Nations, advocating for a united front against global terrorism.
  • Commitment to Peace and Security: India reaffirmed its unwavering commitment to fostering peace, stability, and security in the SCO region, emphasizing the importance of collaborative efforts among member states.