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Xinhua | Updated:2015-02-11 08:50UNITED NATIONS – Countries cannot afford to deal with countering terrorism in isolation, UN Deputy Secretary- General Jan Eliasson said Tuesday, calling for a truly effective response to leverage the resources of the international community.In his closing remarks to an open briefing organized by the UN Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC), Eliasson noted that the international community should look at all aspects of the problem of terrorism, including the underlying factors leading to the recruitment of new terrorists.”The threat posed by terrorism can seem overwhelming, particularly to states with a weak criminal justice system,” he added.In this regard, Eliasson said UN has been providing specialized training to criminal justice practitioners so that they can respond to the complex nature of terrorist crimes in an ” accountable and transparent” manner, referring to the UN organized training for Nigeria to fight against the extremist group Boko Haram.”There is no standard, no universal solution to the complex and global threat of terrorism,” he said. “It is now crucially important to let every terrorist and terrorist group hear the same message from Member States, the United Nations, and partners everywhere: the world stands united in denouncing and rejecting your atrocities.”The CTC works to bolster the ability of United Nations Member States to prevent terrorist acts both within their borders and across regions. It is assisted by the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), which carries out policy decisions of the Committee, conducts expert assessments of each member state and facilitates counter-terrorism technical assistance to countries.The UN has considered terrorism as an increasingly prominent threat to the international community after witnessing a recent spate of atrocities committed by extremist groups like the Islamic States (IS) in the Middle East and Boko Haram in Nigeria.Related StoriesEurope poised to fight terrorism, solutions remain elusiveDrive against terrorism in Xinjiang shows resultChina backs France in terrorism fightTerrorism is not a clash of civilizationsChina reiterates opposition to terrorismMass surveillance doesnt stop terrorism: SnowdenDouble standards hinder fight against terrorismPhotoUNs top environmental honors go to three in ChinaGerman trains collide near Duesseldorf, several people injuredLiu heralds UK partnership in education and researchEfforts needed for sustainable projects1st Panda cub born in France named Yuan MengFree trade studies agreed on as Li meets with Canadian PM TrudeauMost Viewed in 24 HoursExclusiveAfricans in China portray their own stories in filmFamily of Chinese man killed in US relives memoriesChinese elements in western mainstream mediaWeekly PhotoThe world in photos: Nov 27-Dec 3NewsmakerLiu heralds UK partnership in education and researchSquash a perfect match for girl refugees in JordanSpecialPresident Xi attends APEC meetingUS President Donald Trump visits ChinaReporters JournalNew platforms build medical bridgesGentrification, segregation cause for concern in growing DCChina-JapanLi tells Japanese business leaders its time for bilateral cooperationChina-USChinese music finds new foothold in United StatesChina-EuropeLiu heralds UK partnership in education and researchChina-AfricaAction urged over pollutionBACK TO THE TOPHOMECHINAWORLDBUSINESSLIFESTYLECULTURETRAVELWATCHTHISSPORTSOPINIONREGIONALFORUMNEWSPAPERChina Daily PDFChina Daily E-paperMOBILECopyright 1995 -var oTime = new Date();
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