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Statement On Combatting International Terrorism; September 23, 1999

Statement On Combatting International Terrorism

Issued On 23 September 1999
By The Ministers For Foreign Affairs
Of the Five Permanent Members Of The Security Council

The growth in acts of international terrorism endangers the lives and well-being of ordinary people worldwide, as well as threatening the peace and security of all states. We consider it vital to strengthen, under the auspices of the United Nations, international cooperation to fight terrorism in all its forms. Such cooperation must be firmly based on the principles of the UN Charter and norms of international law, including respect for human rights. In the context of such cooperation all states should take all appropriate steps to:

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