Ramiz Mehdiyev, Fuad Alasgarov attend meeting of CIS security chiefs - UPDATED 

  21 November 2018    Read: 1552
Ramiz Mehdiyev, Fuad Alasgarov attend meeting of CIS security chiefs - UPDATED 

The 6th annual meeting of the Secretaries of the Security Councils of the CIS member states kicked off in Moscow on Nov. 21.

Head of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration Ramiz Mehdiyev and Assistant to the President for Work with Law Enforcement Bodies and Military Issues, Head of Department Fuad Alasgarov are taking part in the meeting.

The participants in the meeting discuss joint steps to curb the financing of terrorist activities, including efforts aimed at countering the legalization of proceeds from crime. The event’s agenda also includes other pressing regional security issues and cooperation between the CIS Security Councils.

Addressing the meeting, Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev said that the CIS member-countries have established the exchange of analytical information on the Islamic State (IS) and Al Qaeda terror groups (both outlawed in Russia) over the past year, TASS agency reported.

"Patrushev stressed that, since the previous meeting in 2017, the CIS member-states organized the exchange of analytical information on events involving the Islamic State, Al Qaeda and affiliated networks in the Afghan-Pakistani border area and the Middle East," the press service said. During this period, the CIS member-states’ foreign ministers held meetings at the UN Security Council to discuss issues related to building regional partnership in Central Asia. "[The parties] discussed joint measures to foil the activities of international terrorist organizations during command-staff and practical counter-terrorism exercises," Patrushev noted, adding that military-technical cooperation has been given a fresh impetus.

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The 6th annual meeting of the Secretaries of the Security Councils of the CIS member states kicked off in Moscow on Nov. 21, Russian Security Council said in a message.

Head of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration Ramiz Mehdiyev is taking part in the meeting.

“The participants in the meeting in Moscow discuss joint steps to curb the financing of terrorist activities, including efforts aimed at countering the legalization of proceeds from crime. The event’s agenda also includes other pressing regional security issues and cooperation between the CIS Security Councils,” read the message.

 


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