Tough international measures of cooperation against terrorism were called for by almost all speakers in Friday's session (27 July) of the United Nations committee on terrorism.
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SV Japanese and Italian delegates seated
SV Guinean delegate
SV Zaire delegate speaks in French
SV Japanese, Italian and Iranian delegates listen
SV Yugoslavian delegate speaks
SV Czech delegate listens
SV Indian delegate speaks in English
YUGOSLAVIAN DELEGATE KOMATINA: "Experience has shown that the appropriate bilateral cooperation among interested states contributes, to a great extent, to the prevention of acts of terrorism and without such cooperation, neither the unilateral or multilateral actions against international terrorism is sufficiently effective. The United Nations therefore should promote and stimulate such cooperation among its members in keeping with the principles of its charter."
INDIAN DELEGATE SEN: "We have repeatedly stated -- both within the United Nations and outside -- that terrorism of any kind is reprehensible. We believe that terrorists, even though committed in an endeavour to meet laudable objectives, damage the very cause which is sought to advance. Let us leave aside for the moment the international terrorist acts resorted to for private gain which must be condemned in the strongest of terms and against which effective international measures should be taken. One can recall the old problem of piracy in this context."
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Background: Tough international measures of cooperation against terrorism were called for by almost all speakers in Friday's session (27 July) of the United Nations committee on terrorism.
Zaire delegate, Ipoto Eyebu Bakand'asi cautioned that the rights of people fighting to throw off colonial domination should be considered but he called for reciprocal arrangements to prevent international terrorism and violence, he spoke in French.