Terror Attacks: Secretary (East) in the external affairs ministry, Vijay Thakur Singh on Monday addressed ministerial meeting of the Group of Friends of Victims of Terrorism saying that the world community shouldn’t lose sight of the right of the victims of terrorism to get justice.
In the virtual meeting India’s Secretary addressed the due of justice to the victims of various terror attacks
Foreign ministers of Afghanistan and Spain, co-chairs of the group, and the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) organized this virtual meeting. In the meeting India addressed the issue of victims of the 2008 Mumbai attacks and the 2016 terror attack on Pathankot airbase who are yet to get justice due to Pakistan’s “unwillingness and non-cooperative attitude” .
Didn’t name the country but it was clear that the reference was for Pakistan
Singh in her address didn’t name the country directly which was responsible for the late justice to the victims of 2008 Mumbai attacks and 2016 attack on Pathankot airbase. But it was clear that she was referring to Pakistan in her statement. She added that due to the country’s unwillingness and non-cooperative nature, the justice is delayed which is matter of great concern for world community.
For the attacks on Mumbai in 2008 and Pathankot attacks on airbase in 2016, Indian authorities has alleged the Pakistan terror groups Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad. Vijay Thakur Singh in her address added that it is very important for the world community to work toward redressing deficiencies in the international effort to ensure that the victims are provided with justice as well as terrorists groups are hold accountable for all the loss of lives and property.
She further added that these terrorists groups are a threat to international peace and security which leave trail of destruction of lives and property wherever they are succeeded in their evil actions. She further explained that in this period of pandemic the international community should also work on giving justice to the victims of terrorist attacks.