India and Singapore agree to share more information and best practices to counter terrorism

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India and Singapore held the 4th Meeting of the Joint Working Group (JWG) on Countering Terrorism and Transnational Crime in Singapore from 18-19 May 2022.

New Delhi: India and Singapore on Saturday strongly condemned terrorism in all its forms, including cross-border terrorism. The two countries stressed the need to strengthen international cooperation to combat terrorism comprehensively. India and Singapore held the 4th Meeting of the Joint Working Group (JWG) on Countering Terrorism and Transnational Crime in Singapore from 18-19 May 2022.
In a joint statement, the MEA said the group stressed that all countries must take immediate and sustained action to ensure that no territory under their control is used for terrorist attacks against others and agreed the need to quickly bring the perpetrators of these terrorist attacks to justice. Justice.

They discussed contemporary challenges in the fight against terrorism, including the cross-border movement of terrorists, the fight against radicalization, the fight against the financing of terrorism and the fight against the terrorist use of the Internet.

The two countries also exchanged views on national, regional and global terrorism threat assessments, cybercrime, drug trafficking and the nexus between transnational organized crime and terrorism.

They agreed to strengthen cooperation between Singapore and India to address these challenges and exchanged views on deepening cooperation in multilateral fora such as the UN, ASEAN and FATF.

“India and Singapore are committed to enhancing cooperation and collaboration between their respective agencies, particularly in the area of ​​sharing information and best practices, law enforcement and capacity building to combat against terrorism and transnational crimes,” the statement said.

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