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9/11 memorial reminds us of collective resolve to fight terrorism: India

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(Yoshita Singh) United Nations, Sep 10 (PTI) On the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States, members of the United Nations Security Council have said that they are committed to preventing and combating all forms of terrorism. They are as united today as they were two decades ago. At the same time, India said that the 9/11 memorial reminds us of our collective resolve to fight terrorism and reject all attempts to justify it. The Security Council of fifteen member states on Thursday celebrated the 20th anniversary of the attacks.

(Yoshita Singh) United Nations, Sep 10 (PTI) On the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States, members of the United Nations Security Council have said that they continue to maintain their commitment to preventing and combating all forms of terrorism. They are as united as they were two decades ago.

At the same time, India said that the 9/11 memorial reminds us of our collective resolve to fight terrorism and reject all attempts to justify it.

The Security Council, consisting of fifteen member states, issued a press statement Thursday on the 20th anniversary of the attacks, recalling that the council immediately condemned the horrific terrorist attacks that took place two decades ago.

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“Today, members of the Security Council marked the anniversary of the September 11 attack in New York City with a visit to the memorial and museum,” the press statement read. Members of the Security Council are as united today as they were 20 years ago in their commitment to preventing and combating terrorism in all its forms.

Permanent representatives of 15 countries of the Security Council visited the 9/11 Memorial and Museum on 9 September.

Ambassador TS Tirumurti, India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, told PTI, “It was indeed a thrilling experience to be present at Ground Zero in New York on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. I paid homage to all the martyrs, including many Indians. The memorial reminds us of our collective resolve to fight terrorism and reject all attempts to justify it.

A Security Council delegation laid a wreath at the memorial in honor of 2,977 people from over 90 countries killed in the terror attacks.

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