Kazakh president calls on CIS security agencies to cooperate
Astana, Kazakhstan, Nov. 7
By Daniar Mukhtarov - Trend:
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met Nov. 5 with participants of the 37th session of the Council of Heads of National Security Enforcement Agencies and Special Services of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Kazakh presidential palace, the Akorda, said.
During the meeting Nazarbayev called on the session participants to cooperate.
"We see new challenges and intensification of terrorist organizations. In these circumstances, the coordination of the work of national security agencies and special services is very important," the president said.
The meeting mulled the issues of strengthening cooperation of the security agencies and special services in the CIS, as well as the fight against terrorism and extremism. During the meeting, the Kazakh president pointed to the importance of the work of these bodies in the present conditions.
He also said that in terms of the Customs Union's activity, the security issues become particularly topical.
"In this regard, your joint work and provision of an effective data support to each other are invaluable," the president said.
Nazarbayev also said the respect towards equal rights of all persons, as well as the sustainable social and economic development serve as the basis for a secure and stable society.
"Now we feel the approach of new challenges related to the difficulties in the global economy and the developments surrounding the situation in Ukraine. In this regard, these states need to take measures, above all, the ones of internal character," the head of Kazakh state said.
Edited by SI