Arab spring became a cause of rise of religious extremism, say the Russian security Council

Moscow. March 6. INTERFAX – the Rise of terrorism in the world is the consequence of the “Arab spring”, stated in the Security Council of the Russian Federation.

“The current sharp rise in religious extremism and globalization of the terrorist threat in the world due to the events of the so-called “Arab spring”, – said Deputy Secretary of the security Council of the Russian Federation Sergey vahrukov, speaking at a meeting of the scientific Council at the security Council on Tuesday.

According to him, Russia stands for the soonest settlement of the conflicts in Syria, Libya, Yemen and Afghanistan.

In addition, S. vahrukov has suggested to develop under the auspices of the UN mechanism evaluation of measures to combat terrorism.

“We stand for the speedy completion of the consultations and workings common to all countries of the conceptual apparatus in this area, primarily determine the definitions of “terrorism”, “terrorist act” and “terrorist organization,” he said.