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Defence Ministers of the Americas declare fight against terrorism a priority

The Ministers of Defence of the Americas highlighted in a declaration, adopted in Quito on November 19, the necessity of military involvement to solve internal security issues. The declaration also expressed support to the Colombian Government’s anti-terror policy. A joint Colombia-US proposal to draw up a list of terrorist and insurgent groups and individuals in the region to prevent them from obtaining visas and travelling between countries was rejected by the majority.

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