Effective strategy needed to combat extremism, says Maleeha Lodhi

14 Feb, 2016 4:54 pm

NEW YORK (92 News) – Pakistan’s permanent representative to United Nations (UN) Maleeha Lodhi has on Sunday said that there is need to remove issues from the society including marginalization, economic deprivation and injustice.

Addressing a debate on strategy for the prevention of violent extremism at UN General Assembly in New York on Sunday, Maleeha Lodhi said that violent extremism includes internal and external factors and an effective strategy is needed to combat these factors.

She said that the terrorists exploit injustice and denial to self determination for their purposes.

UN’s permanent representative said that the international community has recognized the need for a comprehensive strategy to fight terrorism.

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