Home Papua New Guinea Global anti-terror fight sought

Global anti-terror fight sought

by melanin
0 comment
Global anti-terror fight sought

By HELEN TARAWA, https://www.thenational.com.pg/

PAPUA New Guinea may not be at risk to terrorism but the global phenomenon cannot be tackled by one country alone, Apec counter-terrorism working group (CTWG) chairman James Nachipo says.
Nachipo told The National yesterday at the end of the Apec senior officials’ CTWG meeting in Port Moresby that he welcomed PNG’s participation and acknowledged its contribution to global efforts to counter terrorism.
“The threat or risk of terrorism to PNG is low which is right to say,” Nachipo said.
“However, terrorism by its nature is a global phenomenon, it’s a transnational crime.
“When you look at the victims of terrorism, it is very indiscriminate so anyone can be a victim of terrorism anywhere in the world when there are terrorist attacks.
“So it is important that as many countries as possible are engaged in collective efforts to counter terrorism.”
Nachipo said CTWG had a number of activities in its work plan this year.
He said the United States would in April host a workshop in Tokyo, Japan, on protecting soft targets.
“This covers places of mass gatherings such as sporting events to ensure they have got effective security against potential terrorist attack,” Nachipo said.

You may also like

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


News updates from Melanesian Archipelago and her peoples: direct, open, and as they happen, first-hand from across West Papua, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Vanuatu and Kanaky.


Subscribe my Newsletter for new blog posts, tips & new photos. Let's stay updated!

Laest News

@2021 – All Right Reserved. Designed and Developed by PenciDesign