Afghanistan, India, Iran, China back creating terrorist database

Tehran: Afghanistan, India, Iran and China have supported creating a joint terrorist groups database with Russia, Russian Security Council spokesman Evgeny Anoshin said on Wednesday.

According to the spokesman, the issue was addressed at the multilateral consultations on the Afghan settlement, held in Tehran where delegations from Russia, Afghanistan, India, Iran and China participated.

“Participants of the meeting noted the positive significance of the database of terrorist organisations created by the Russian Federal Security Service. They stressed the importance of creating a similar base for all countries participating in today’s meeting,” Anoshin said.

The spokesman added that the meeting’s participants “supported the initiative of Iranian colleagues to create a new mechanism at the level of security councils’ secretaries, exchanged views on priority tasks in the Afghan issue.”