Heads of CIS states approve decision on sphere of countering terrorism and extremism for 2014-2018
CIS heads of states approved the decision aimed at countering terrorism and extremism for 2014-2018. The relevant documents were signed today at the end of the Council of CIS Heads of States in Minsk, BELTA reported.
During the meeting, a large block of issues was dedicated to the subject of struggle with the main challenges of the modern world: terrorism and infringement of the law.
The heads of the states approved programs on cooperation in countering terrorism and other violent manifestations of extremism, for 2014-2016, cooperation in struggling against illegal drug turnover and countering drug addiction for 2014-2018.
In addition an interstate program of joint measures for fighting against crime for 2014-2018 was adopted.
At the same time, a program of cooperation of CIS member states in fighting against human trafficking for 2014-2018 was agreed on. Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko drew the participants' attention to the fact that how great attention Belarus pays to fighting against human trafficking. The country repeatedly became an initiator interaction in this direction of bilateral cooperation, as well as various international organizations including the UN.
The heads of state also approved the agreement on the establishment of the Interstate Council to combat corruption and concept of cooperation in fighting against crimes committed with information technologies.