Xiamen: On Monday, India achieved a major success in its campaign against terrorism, when BRICS countries, including Pakistan-based terrorist outfits like Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad, along with the Taliban, Islamic State and Al Qaeda Demanding the decisive action. The group of BRICS countries demanded from all governments that they take steps to prevent terrorist activities on their land and funding terrorists. The BRICS countries included names of terrorist organizations based in Pakistan like Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed in their manifesto. This is a big success for India because China has always been saving its special friend Pakistan on the issue of terrorism. BRICS consists of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
It is said that in the eighth BRICS conference in Goa last year, China had opposed the inclusion of Pakistan-backed terrorist organizations in the manifesto. The Shi’amen Declaration states, “We are on the security situation in the region and the Taliban, Islamic State (IS), Al Qaeda and its affiliated organizations, Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, Haqqani Network, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e -Mohammad, TTP and Hizbul-Tehriar express concern over the violence carried out by them. “China has also called for terrorism before the BRICS Conference begins in Xiamen There was no interest in accepting an issue in this conference. This declaration has been accepted by all the countries with the consent, and there is also a resignation of all 5 heads of state including Chinese President Xi Chunfing.
That’s why India’s big diplomatic win
Jaish chief Masood Azhar is believed to be responsible for fatal cross border attacks on the Indian Army installations. India had approached the United Nations to declare Azhar as an international terrorist but China has repeatedly blocked the proposal. Lashkar-e-Taiba is responsible for the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. It killed 166 Indians and foreign nationals. The Shi’amen Declaration condemns all terrorist attacks across the world, including BRICS countries.
BRICS leaders come with Modi on terrorism
In this session of BRICS leaders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also addressed India’s position on this issue and proposed to hold a conference on the issue of exemption from extremism. Explaining India’s position on terrorism, Preeti Saran said that terrorism is such a disaster that should be dealt with by the entire international community. He said, ‘You can not see terrorists as good terrorists and bad terrorists. Action against terrorism is a collective action.