The Maritime Terrorism Threat
Concerns Daesh-affiliated groups could move into IOR.
Maritime terrorism an emerging threat
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday pitched for closer co-operation among countries of the region to combat threat of terrorism, warning that maritime infrastructure in the Indian Ocean region could be a potential target of terror groups, a media report said.
He said non-state actors operating in the region were “powerful” and there was a need to work unitedly to shield the Indian Ocean Region from maritime terrorism, observing that it has the potential to disrupt economic growth.
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