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India at UNSC expresses serious concern over security situation in Sahel & Lake Chad region in West Africa

 

  • India has expressed serious concern over the security situation in the Sahel and Lake Chad region in West Africa, saying that terrorism, drug trafficking and organized crime have continued unabated in the area.
  • India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, TS Tirumurti said India also condemned terrorist attacks by Boko Haram in Nigeria and Lake Chad region and by Islamic State in West Africa. 
  • He also called for closer coordination in counter-terrorism cooperation.