SCO Anti-Terrorist Structure Holds Session in Tashkent

posted 2 Apr 2012, 01:14 by Webmaster Ambasciata
The 20th session of the Council of the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization was held on 27 March in Tashkent.

The representatives of Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan participated in the session.

At the session, it was decided to coordinate interaction of competent bodies of the SCO member states, taking into account possible terrorism, separatism and extremism acts in the territory of the organization, UzA informs.

Decision on the establishment of the Panel of Experts border services of the competent authorities of SCO member states in fighting against terrorism, separatism and extremism was also adopted.

The participants also considered the plan of joint actions of the competent authorities of the SCO member states on how to identify and suppress the financing channels of terrorist, separatist and extremist activities against drugs trafficking, psychotropic substances and their precursors.

Issues on the coordination of interaction in the sphere of information security are considered and joint efforts of competent authorities of SCO member states according to the prevention and suppression of use or threat of use computer networks in the terrorist, separatist and extremist purposes were coordinated.

At the session, the draft report of the council of the SCO RATS to the Council of heads of member states of the SCO on work of the SCO RATS in 2011 was approved.

The draft program of the cooperation of SCO member states in fighting against terrorism, separatism and extremism for 2013-2015 was approved.

Activities of SCO RATS Executive committee in 2011 have been positively estimated by the participants.

Candidate of the representative of the People’s Republic China Cheung Sinfen to a position of the Director of SCO RATS Executive committee from 1 January 2013 endorsed by the Council of SCO RATS and recommended to submit it for consideration.

A number of decisions on organizational, personnel and financial security of activity of the SCO RATS Executive committee were accepted.

The arrangement on carrying out of the next meeting of SCO RATS Council in September 2012 in Kyrgyzstan was reached.

Council’s meeting took place in businesslike, constructive and friendly atmosphere.
IA "Jahon"
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