Ban asks governments to fight against root causes of terrorism

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“The human costs of our failures can be seen in all-too-many places," UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said.

UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon underlined that extremism derives from a mix of exclusion, inequality, corruption and mismanagement of natural resources


The countries which are against terrorism must also fight the root causes of extremism, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on November 17.

“Today’s violent conflicts and violent extremism are often rooted in a mix of exclusion, inequality, mismanagement of natural resources, corruption, oppression, governance failures, and the frustration and alienation that accompany a lack of jobs and opportunities,” UN Secretary General said at the opening of the Council’s day-long debate on “Security, ...


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