Vietnam ready to cooperate in terrorism, extremism fight: official


Vietnam always stands ready to cooperate with the international community within multilateral and bilateral frameworks to fight terrorism and violent extremism, Deputy Minister of Public Security Pham Dung said at a conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The International Conference on Deradicalisation and Countering Violent Extremism 2016 (IDC 2016) is taking place in the Malaysian capital city on January 25 – 26. It drew officials and scholars from the ASEAN member nations and nine strategic partners of Malaysia: Australia, France, Italy, Japan, China, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the UK, and the US.
Heads of the delegation to the conference and Malaysian PM Najib Razak
Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Home Affairs Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the IDC 2016 aims to enhance cooperation among all countries and information sharing among security agencies to deal with all forms of terrorist attacks, especially suicide bombings which are a growing threat.
He said he hopes cooperation, and information and experience sharing at the IDC 2016 will be continued in the following years.
Meanwhile, Malaysian PM Najib Razak underlined threats from the so-called Islamic State to his country and vowed to prevent terrorism and violent extremism from entering Malaysia.
At the conference, participants discussed the situation, challenges and measures to prevent violent extremism, along with countries’ cooperation in this field.
Deputy Minister Pham Dung, who led the Vietnamese delegation, asked ASEAN nations to tighten collaboration among their law enforcement bodies, to control and prevent the sponsorship for and websites that incite or popularise violent extremism and terrorism.
They should coordinate closely to manage entry and exit, solve migration-related issues, build communication channels, and perfect bilateral and multilateral cooperation mechanisms in radicalisaton and violent extremism prevention and combat.
The countries also need to hold regular regional and international forums to update information and boost cooperation while supporting one another to improve the capacity for coping with the problem, he noted
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John Smith 27/1/16 10:26

co-operation will be an effective way to ensure peace and stability, create an environment conducive to attaining sustainable development, progress and prosperity

LawrenceSamuels 27/1/16 10:26

terrorism constitutes one of the most serious threats to international peace and security

yobro yobro 27/1/16 10:28

the measures to be taken against terrorism must be comprehensive, balanced and in compliance with international law, particularly the principles of national sovereignty, territorial integrity and non-interference in the internal affairs of states.

MaskOf Zero 27/1/16 10:28

We need address the root causes of terrorism and reject any attempt to associate terrorism with any race, religion, nationality or ethnic group.

Only Solidar 27/1/16 10:29

the adoption of the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism in April 2005 by the UN was an important achievement that will strengthen the international legal framework against terrorism

Deck Hero14 27/1/16 10:30

The Vietnamese diplomat also highlighted ASEAN's efforts in the past year in building and strengthening co-ordination and co-operation in the region, and between regions, in the fight against terrorism.

Love Peace 27/1/16 10:32

Vietnam and ASEAN had signed ten joint declarations on co-operation to combat international terrorism.

Jane smartnic 27/1/16 10:35

Vietnam resolutely condemns and opposes to terrorism in any forms and simultaneously protests against any acts in the name of counter-terrorism to intervene into the internal affairs of other countries.

Gentle Moon 27/1/16 10:35

Apart from taking necessary measures to prevent and respond to terrorism, Vietnam supports the international community’s endeavours and expansion of cooperation to prevent terrorist actions and support of terrorism in any forms.

Pack Cassiopian 27/1/16 10:36

Vietnam insists that the counter-terrorist measures and international cooperation in the fight against terrorism must be carried out within the framework of the international laws

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