Heads of CIS states sign 16 documents at summit in Kazakhstan
The heads of CIS countries adopted a statement on fighting international terrorism and the concept of military cooperation between CIS member states till 2020, TASS news agency reported.
A total of 16 documents have been signed during the expanded meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of State being held in Kazakhstan.
Moreover, the meeting participants adopted a statement on the 70th anniversary of the UN and an appeal on the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.
Furthermore, the sides made a decision to form groups of border and other agencies for crisis management at the external borders, as well as a program of cooperation in strengthening the security at the external borders for 2016-2020.
Several documents are dedicated to cooperation in the law enforcement sphere.
An agreement on cooperation in prevention and elimination of emergency situations is also among the signed documents.
Meanwhile, the leaders of CIS states approved the candidacy of the head of the CIS Anti-terrorism Center and chairperson of the Coordinating Committee for Air Defense under the CIS Council of Defense Ministers.
Finally, handing over the chairmanship from Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan in 2016 was documented.
It was decided to hold the next meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of State in Kyrgyzstan on Sept.16, 2016.