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Pakistan is major victim of terrorism, says Sartaj Aziz

Updated: Oct 26, 2016 13:50 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct. 24 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister's Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has claimed that Pakistan is a major victim of terrorism, including state sponsored acts of terrorism aimed at creating instability in the country.

Speaking to the Executive Director of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Jean-Paul Laborde in Islamabad, Aziz recalled the geo-political developments that have led to the rise of terrorism in the region during the last decades. He said this has placed Pakistan in the forefront of the international community's fight against terrorism, reports Radio Pakistan.

The advisor said that Pakistan's counter-terrorism is guided by the National Action Plan.

The tremendous sacrifices and efforts by Pakistan in the global counter-terrorism campaign were appreciated by the Executive Director of CTED. (ANI)