Moscow, 15 Jumadil Akhir 1437/ 24 March 2016 (MINA) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov discussed counter-terrorism measures during their meeting in the Russian capital Moscow on Wednesday.
Addressing a joint press conference following their meeting, Steinmeier said: “It is in our common interests to counter these common threats”, Anadolu Agency quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.
Lavrov called on the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to play a more active role in fighting terrorism.
Both ministers also urged Europe to unite against terrorism in the wake of Tuesday’s Brussels bombings, which killed at least 31 people.
The bombings came four days after the arrest of Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and a week after a police shootout in the Brussels district of Forest where a suspected Daesh member was shot dead.
Daesh has claimed responsibility for the attack through a news agency linked to the group. (T/P010/R07)
Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)