'India leading global fight against terrorism' states EAM S Jaishankar

While addressing the high-level segment of the 46th session of the Human Rights Council on Tuesday, EAM Jaishankar said that India is a victim of terrorism and also leading global action against it.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Feb 23, 2021 17:53 IST
'India leading global fight against terrorism' states EAM S Jaishankar
Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said action against terrorism is only possible when it is understood that terrorism can never be justified nor equating its perpetrators with victims.

The foreign affairs minister also said that India has championed the global fight against terrorism has faced it as a long-standing victim. Jaishankar was addressing the high-level segment of the 46th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva.

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"As a long-standing victim, India has been at forefront of global action against terrorism. It's possible only when there's a clear realization, including in bodies dealing with human rights, that terrorism can never be justified nor its perpetrators ever equated with its victims," the minister said.

He added that while there is a need for everyone to come together to overcome these challenges, reform in multilateral institutions and mechanisms is also important to deal with the evil effectively.

Terrorism, Jaishankar said, "continues to be one of the gravest threats to humankind. Lauding India's efforts in supplying Covid-19 vaccine globally", Jaishankar added that India has pledged its vaccine manufacturing capacity to make vaccines accessible and affordable to all. 

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EAM Jaishankar's statement sends a straight message to Pakistan which continues to be the leading exporter of terrorists around the world. Pakistan has been waging a war against India by using its terrorist outfits, which Pakistan calls 'Non-State Actors'.

Apart from this, EAM Jaishankar also lauded India's resolve in the fight against Coronavirus Pandemic as the country is supplying vaccines all over the world.''From Bangladesh to Brazil and from Morocco to Fiji, the pharmacy of the world is supplying millions of vaccine doses to more than 70 countries", the minister said.

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