Asia (bbabo.net) - China will continue to participate in the work of the 1267 Committee, the Committee on Combating Terrorism and the 1540 Committee of the UN Security Council and promote international cooperation against terrorism. This was stated by Deputy Permanent Representative of China to the UN Geng Shuang, speaking at a meeting of the UN Security Council on the work of anti-terrorist bodies, Xinhua news agency reports today, November 24.
According to him, Beijing will improve the international nuclear non-proliferation regime and make a new contribution to maintaining peace and stability throughout the world.
He noted that the 1267 Committee is an important anti-terrorist sanctions mechanism of the UN and the Security Council.
“China appreciates that the monitoring team closely monitors terrorist threats, and its published reports serve as an important reference for the work of the Committee and an important basis for global cooperation against terrorism. Members of the 1267 Committee must respect the principle of confidentiality and avoid disclosing inside information, which may hinder the work of the body,” said Geng Shuang.
The representative of the People's Republic of China stressed that the Committee on Combating Terrorism continues to assist UN member countries in implementing the Security Council resolution on combating terrorism through country visits, maintaining contacts and other measures, promoting the exchange of information on countering cyberterrorism and the use of new technologies by terrorists.
"The committee should optimize resource allocation, focus on key issues, and focus its efforts and resources on helping African and developing countries build their capacity," added Geng Shuang.
He also stated that Resolution 1540, adopted in 2004, was the first special resolution of the Security Council to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and an important basis for international efforts in this direction. China, he said, believes that the 1540 Committee should continue to uphold the leading role of UN member states, provide support to developing countries to strengthen their nonproliferation capabilities, improve the effectiveness of aid projects, and promote contacts and cooperation with relevant institutions and organizations. and enhance transparency in the implementation of the resolution and in the work of the Committee.