UNSC releases condemning statement against terrorist attack on PSX
NEW YORK (92 News) – The UN Security Council (UNSC) has released strong condemnation statement against the “heinous and cowardly” terrorist attack on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) in Karachi.
According to the APP, India tried to block through its friends on the 15-member body, but failed to stop issuing condemnation statement of the UNSC. India’s intensive efforts to block the statement collapsed in the face of widespread condemnation of the terrorist act in Pakistan by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, General Assembly President Tijjani Muhammad-Bande and most of the Council members.
India’s desperate attempt to block the UNSC statement condemning the terrorist act is yet another testament to its support to terrorism in Pakistan, they pointed out.
“The members of the Security Council underlined the need to bring perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism to justice and urged all States, in accordance with their obligations under international law and relevant Security Council resolutions, to cooperate actively with the government of Pakistan and all other relevant authorities in this regard,” the Council said in a press statement.
The statement, which was adopted by consensus, was prepared and circulated to the Council members by China to signal its support to Pakistan.
“The members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to the government of Pakistan and they wished a speedy and full recovery to those who were injured,” the statement maintained.
“The members of the Security Council reaffirmed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to international peace and security.”
“The members of the Security Council reiterated that any acts of terrorism are criminal and unjustifiable, regardless of their motivation, wherever, whenever and by whomsoever committed.
“They reaffirmed the need for all States to combat by all means, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations and other obligations under international law, including international human rights law, international refugee law and international humanitarian law, threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts.”