“Terrorists must be denied the means to carry out a devastating nuclear attack, the UN secretary general has told an anti-terror summit in Madrid.

Kofi Annan was setting out a global strategy to fight terrorism which calls for preventive and deterrent measures – without sacrificing human rights. Mr Annan said the time had come to outlaw terrorism in all its forms. The summit comes nearly a year after the 11 March bomb attacks on Madrid trains which left 191 dead.

About 400 international experts and academics have spent three days discussing ways to combat terrorism while maintaining democracy.” Full article

Text of Secretary-General Annan’s Speech (PDF)

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