Press release on Russia-Palestine consultations on counter-terrorist action
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
15 June 201716:24
On June 15, the Russian inter-agency delegation headed by Deputy Foreign
Minister Oleg Syromolotov held consultations with the delegation of the
State of Palestine headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Tayseer Jaradat, in
During the meeting, the parties had an in-depth discussion of topical issues
concerning counter-terrorist measures, including the prevention of funding
of terrorism. The delegations documented common approaches to the fight
against ISIS and other international terrorism groups. The parties exchanged
views on counteraction against dissemination of the terrorist ideology and
incitement of terrorist activity, radicalisation of civilians and
recruitment of terrorists. The delegations analysed region-to-region
statistics on terrorist threat – primarily, in the Middle East.
Those at the meeting confirmed that it is necessary to consolidate efforts
of the international community, with the UN as a coordinator, against
terrorism, based on international law and without any double standards.
The delegations agreed to continue their contacts and to expand the
Russia-Palestine cooperation in counter-terrorist action.