Islamabad, Pakistan called for the need to strengthen international cooperation to combat terrorism and organized crime.
The Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi said that the relationship between terrorism and organized crime must be cut off by effective border controls.
She added that the most important thing the international community should focus on is the elimination of sources of support for terrorism, including the sources of financing terrorism and organized crime.
"Organized crime is an effective tool to carry out cross-border terrorism," the Pakistani media reported on Thursday, stressing that the country is committed to continuing its role in breaking the link between terrorism and organized crime in the region.
Source: International Islamic News Agency