India and UK Condemn Terrorism, Strengthen Cooperation

  • 23 May 2024

In May, 2024, India and the UK expressed strong condemnation for terrorism in all forms, emphasizing international cooperation to combat the menace, during their 16th joint working group meeting on counter-terrorism in Delhi.

Key Points

  • Mutual Condemnation: India and the UK strongly condemn terrorism, including cross-border movements, and stress the need for international cooperation in accordance with the UN charter and international law.
  • Meeting Focus: The 16th India-UK joint working group meeting prominently addresses the challenge of terrorism and strategies for combating it comprehensively.
  • Shared Assessment: Both nations share their assessment of terrorist and extremist threats in their respective territories and regions, including those posed by globally sanctioned entities and individuals.
  • Deepening Cooperation: India and the UK agree to further deepen cooperation in combating terrorism, including proscribing individual terrorists and entities and collaborating in multilateral forums.
  • Counter-Terrorism Challenges: Discussions span various counter-terrorism challenges, including countering radicalization, combating terrorist financing, preventing exploitation of new technologies, and enhancing aviation and maritime security.
  • Bilateral Cooperation Strengthening: Both delegations agree to strengthen and deepen bilateral cooperation to address shared counter-terrorism challenges effectively.