Will China India Russian terrorism strategy work?
The three countries- India, China and Russia had on Monday resolved to increase cooperation to counter terrorism that includes choking terror funding and dismantling terrorist infrastructure, especially when the Indian side flagged concerns regarding increasing acts of terrorism by Pakistan-based terror organs such as Lashkar e Taiba.
We all know that China and Russia’s Foreign Ministers reemphasized on the importance of the status of India in the cases of international affairs and also supported in India’s goals to play bigger role in the UN at the 15th trilateral meet between Russia, India and China meet in India on Monday.
RIC said in a joint press statement that “We stress the importance of coordination on the issues related to the UN reform. It has to be conducted through an active dialogue and consultation with the Member States. Implementation of new initiatives must clearly follow the mandates given by the General Assembly. In any outcome, Member States must maintain realistic mechanisms for monitoring the use of UN financial and human resources. In this context, prerogatives of the UN main organs, including in particular the UNGA, as stipulated by the UN Charter, must be respected.We reiterate the importance we attach to cooperation and strategic partnership within BRICS. ”
Russia and China emphasised upon the fact that they would like India’s participation in the APEC.
In addition, the foreign minister of the People’s Republic of China and the foreign minister of the Russian Federation then thanked the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for the hosting and outstanding arrangements for the meeting in the capital of India.
The trilateral meet brought about a recall of the 2005 World Summit Outcome document and also it reaffirmed the need for a comprehensive reform of the UN which includes its Security Council, along with a view of making it better in representation, effectual and efficiency, and also, to increase the representation of the developing countries to ensure its adequacy in responding to global challenges.
RIC had also emphasized upon the need for more coordination and cooperation in various regional forums and organizations such as ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus), ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF),), ast Asia Summit (EAS), Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) and the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD), in order to contribute to maintain regional peace and stability and also to ensure promotion of regional development and prosperity.
The ministers then decided to keep the venue of the next meeting (trilateral) as China whose time and venue would be agreed upon via diplomatic channels.
Also the foreign ministers of these three countries had a discussion on terrorism and disarmament, the political scenario in the Middle East and North Africa and also about different challenges in putting world economy back on growth track,, food security and climate change, transnational organised crime, illicit drug trafficking.