ArmInfo. Armenia is ranked 94th on the Global Terrorism
Index ranking prepared by a group of international researchers. It should be noted that last year Armenia was the 83rd.
According to experts, Armenia, like its partners in the Eurasian Economic Union, Kazakhstan and Russia, has significantly improved its performance in the index, while Belarus and in all have been in 138th position out of 138 possible. Thus, Belarus is recognized as one of the safest countries in terms of the threat of terrorism. Belarus shared 138th place with 26 more countries, including Portugal, Slovenia, Mongolia, Romania, Togo, Oman, Cuba, North Korea, Singapore and others. From the CIS countries, Turkmenistan also entered the list of safest states.
Afghanistan is recognized as the most dangerous in terms of the threat of terrorist attacks, followed by Iraq, Nigeria, Syria, Pakistan, Somalia, India, Yemen, the Philippines and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The was the seventh comprehensive study of the situation in the world in terms of the level of terrorist threat. The GTI Index was developed by an international group of experts under the auspices of The Institute for Economics and Peace of the University of Sydney, Australia. The calculation part is based on information from the Global Terrorism Database of the National Terrorism Consortium at the University of Maryland, the world's largest statistical database of terrorist activities containing information on terrorist acts over the past decades. The Global Terrorism Index measures the level of terrorist activity in four main indicators: 1. The number of terrorist incidents; 2. The number of dead; 3. The number of victims; 4. The level of property damage.