Terror is terror and no political spin can ever justify it: EAM S Jaishankar | India News

NEW DELHI: Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for imposing cost on countries which support terrorism, foreign minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said the continued tendency of some nations to use terrorism as a tool of statecraft and willingness of others to justify and obfuscate that was among the causes of the growing scope, scale and intensity of terrorist threat.
Addressing the ‘No Money For Terror’ conference, while he didn’t name China or Pakistan, Jaishankar said it’s important that all states collectively followed an undifferentiated and undiluted approach to terrorism. “Terror is terror and no political spin can ever justify it,” he said. China has repeatedly blocked designation by UN of Pakistan-based commanders of terror groups as ‘global terrorist’.

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