Etidal’s SG and Deputy Director of UNCCT discuss common issues

The secretary general of the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology (Etidal), Dr. Mansour Alshammari, and the Deputy Director of the UN Counter-Terrorism Center (UNCCT), Mr. Steven Siqueira, stressed the importance of international cooperation in the field of combating extremism after a meeting at Etidal’s headquarters in Riyadh on March 3.

Dr. Alshammari welcomed Mr. Siqueira, noting that the UNCCT holds high international status, and extended his thanks for their clear efforts in working for international peace and security.

The two parties discussed a number of issues of common interest as well as ways to enhance cooperation between Etidal and the UNCCT in order to help both of them achieve their goals in protecting nations from the threats of extremist organizations.