"Without prejudicing the law enforcement in individual countries, I want to reaffirm that all perpetrators of terrorist attacks must be brought to justice," the Secretary-General said, replying to a question on the need for Pakistan to do more to check the terror outfits operating from its soil and bring the perpetrators of the 26/11 attacks to justice.
    
The UN chief underscored that improved relations between India and Pakistan could create a more conducive environment for both countries to stem the threat posed by terrorism.
    
"I believe that an improved relationship between India and Pakistan could create a more conducive environment for both countries to stem the threat posed by terrorism," Ban told reporters.

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"Member States must work together towards curbing and eradicating this menace," he said. The masterminds of the 26/11 attacks are yet to face justice with the case in a Pakistani court dragging on.
    
"I understand that releasing Zaki-ur-Rehman was a decision by a court in Pakistan and that India has reported this case to the Security Council’s 1267 Sanctions Committee," the UN chief said.

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