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Modi urges SCO members to jointly act against those supporting terror

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Astana | Friday, Jun 9 2017 IST
Describing terrorism as the greatest violator of human rights, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called upon members of the Sanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to launch joint efforts to check the menace.

Speaking at the SCO Summit here, the Prime Minister said whether it was the issue of financing of terror and training of terrorists, only a coordinated efforts of the SCO members would yield results.

"Fight against terrorism, extremism and radicalization was one of the main tasks before the organization,'''' he said.

Mr Modi expressed the hope that the collaboration between India and SCO would give a new momentum to the fight against terrorism.

Earlier, the Prime Minister thanked the Chinese leadership for its cooperation in helping India get entry into the SCO.

The founding members of the SCO are China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

India has been an ''observer'' to the SCO, since 2005.

China will assume the SCO Presidentship after the Astana summit and will host the next year''s summit in 2018.UNI XC NAZ AD1417

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