Contents tagged with fight against terrorism

  • Russia is pushing its candidate to the head of UN department on terrorism

    The Russian Foreign Ministry expects that the new UN department to fight terrorism will be headed by a representative of Russia, as stated by Dmitry Feoktistov, Deputy Director of the Department on New Challenges and Threats of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, RIA Novosti reports.

    He said that Russia has already nominated its candidate for this post, but did not mention the name of the Russian contender. “We are speaking about the representative of Russia being appointed to the newly …

  • Kremlin: Russia will not be able to partner with West in fight against terrorism while under sanctions

    According to Franz Klintsevich, Russia’s First Deputy of the Federation Council on the Defense and Security Committee, the Group of Seven’s statement on its readiness to intensify anti-Russian sanctions means that these nations do not really intend to fight international terrorism, because under such conditions Russia will not be able to partner with the West in this area, and without its participation, the fight against terrorism is not possible.

    “Today the leaders of G7, having expressed …