2015-06-25 15:55:00

Patrushev dubs activity of ISIL terrorists as main threat to peace, security

Ulan-Ude, June 25, Interfax - The terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant poses the major threat to international security, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolay Patrushev has said.

"Today the biggest threat to world peace and security is coming from the new generation of terrorists who have united under the banners of the international terrorist organization which calls itself Islamic State," Patrushev told reporters in Ulan-Ude on Thursday.

"It must be underlined that it has nothing in common with Islam," he said.

"We have arrived at a common conclusion that the only way to destroy the well-adjusted clandestine system of the organization of extremism and terrorist actively is complex countermeasures taken on every level: national, regional and global. We are confident that the fight against extremism and terrorism must be based on the mandate of the UN Security Council, which bears main responsibility for the provision of international peace and security," Patrushev said.