New Delhi| Nov,18: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said that funding militancy is more dangerous than militancy the threat of which cannot and should not be linked to any religion, nationality or group. He also said that militants are constantly finding new ways to carry out violence, radicalise youth and raise financial resources and the darknet is being used by militants to spread radical content and conceal their identities.
Addressing the third ‘No Money for Terror Ministerial Conference on Counter-Terrorism Financing’ hosted by the Ministry of Home Affairs here the Union Home Minister said that militancy is, undoubtedly, the most serious threat to global peace and security, Stating there in further “I believe that financing militancy is more dangerous than militancy itself because the ‘means and methods’ of militancy are nurtured from such funding”. “Furthermore, financing of terrorism weakens the economy of countries of the world.”
He said, “we also recognise that the threat of militancy cannot and should not be linked to any religion, nationality, or group”, adding that “To confront militancy we have made significant progress in fortifying the security architecture, as well as the legal and financial systems.” Shah further said that there are countries that seek to undermine or even hinder, our collective resolve to fight militancy. “We have seen that some countries protect and shelter terrorists, protecting a terrorist is equivalent to promoting militancy. It will be our collective responsibility that such elements never succeed in their intentions,” he said.