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Need to jointly fight extremism: UK minister

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

There is a need to jointly fight as no country alone will be able to tackle the menace, UK's for Countering Williams said today.

Delivering the second keynote address at an international conference on 'Tackling Insurgent Ideologies', Williams also stressed on the need to destroy the process of radicalisation.

"Defeating in all its forms is not something any government can or should do alone. We need everyone's help and that is why we are dedicated in working in partnership together," she said.

Maintaining that the does not see extremism and terrorism as the same thing, the said together, with trusted allies and partners, extremists can be defeated and a stronger global community can be built.

"We have been doing an international work focussing on destructing flow of extremist individuals, money and individuals between the UK and overseas, working with international partners to tackle extremism, building resilience and capacity overseas to address the drivers, narratives, and enablers of extremism," she said.

The was speaking at the conference organised by the and

The UK has established a network of communication coordinators to identify groups challenging extremism at the local, regional, national and international levels, and is working with the UN actively to clamp down on violent extremism across the world, William said.

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 19:15 IST