The UN security Council approved a resolution on the fight against terrorism, Ukraine is one of the co-authors

Совбез ООН одобрил резолюцию по борьбе с терроризмом, Украина одна из соавторов

The UN security Council meeting

The UN security Council approved a resolution on international legal cooperation in the fight against terrorism. Ukraine – one of the authors of the document.

This was reported by Ukrainian mission to the UN.

Glad BEZPEKA #whalla UN resolution about mineralno-legal spivrobitnitstvo in SFER, borotba s terrorism. #Ukraine – one iz splavov.

— UKR Mission to UN (@UKRinUN) 12 Dec 2016

The new resolution encourages States to exchange information on foreign fighters-terrorists and terrorist organizations, including biometric and biographic data. It talks about the importance of cooperation between judicial and law enforcement authorities of crimes related to terrorism, reported the UN news Center.

“UN Security Council calls upon States to consider, where this is appropriate, the possibility of reducing the degree of secrecy of intelligence for official use only about the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters…”, – stated in the text of the resolution.

Council members also recommended that “to consider” improved access to police information network Interpol “I-24/7”.

One of the points of the new resolution calls upon all States to ensure that perpetrators and sponsors of terrorist acts and their accomplices did not abuse refugee status and that claims of political motivation are not recognized as grounds for refusing requests for the extradition of persons suspected of involvement in terrorism

The resolution was approved at the meeting of the headquarters of UN in new York chaired by the Minister of justice of Spain Rafael Catala Polo.

We will remind, the UN security Council condemned the double bombing in Istanbul. The security Council said that the attack was a “heinous and cowardly”.

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