​Consultations between Kazakhstan and Russia on countering terrorism held in Almaty

ALMATY - The third round of the Kazakhstan-Russian consultations at the level of deputy foreign ministers in charge of international cooperation in the fight against terrorism was held in Almaty. The Kazakhstan delegation was headed by Erzhan Ashikbayev, Deputy Foreign Minister, Russian - by Oleg Syromolotov, Deputy Foreign Minister.

The parties discussed the issues of countering ISIS and other international terrorist organizations, foreign terrorist fighters, bilateral cooperation in countering-terrorism, radicalization, as well as anti-drug cooperation in the framework of the Central Asian regional information coordination center in Almaty.

The importance and relevance of the initiative of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev on the adoption of the Code of conduct to achieve a world free of terrorism was aslo noted during consultations.

The parties agreed to continue cooperation in combating terrorism and drug trafficking.

Created at : 12.03.2019, 18:00, Updated at : 12.03.2019, 18:20