In a significant gain for India in its push to isolate Pakistan internationally on the issue of terrorism post-Pulwama attack, China and Russia on Wednesday agreed for a closer policy coordination to eradicate the breeding grounds of terrorism. Their commitment came at the conclusion of the Russia, India and China Foreign Ministers’ meeting at Wuzhen in the east Chinese city.
In a joint communique, the three nations said, extremist groups cannot be supported and used in political and geopolitical goals. They said, those backing terrorist acts must be held accountable and brought to justice. The three nations strongly condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj along with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and their Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov called on the international community to strengthen UN-led global counter-terrorism cooperation by fully implementing the relevant UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions. Mrs Swaraj emphasized the need for global cooperation saying that Terrorism is a threat to humanity.