| GEO World|
| Medvedev calls for new laws to prevent terrorism|
| Updated at: 1520 PST, Tuesday, March 30, 2010|
MOSCOW: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev called Tuesday for new laws to prevent terrorism following a deadly double suicide bomb attack in the Moscow metro.
"We need to focus our attention on certain aspects of improving legislation aimed at preventing terrorist acts, including on the efficient work of various agencies," Medvedev said in comments broadcast on state television.
At least 39 people were killed Monday in two suicide bomb attacks in Moscow metro stations.