Turkmenistan adopts strategy to prevent violent extremism, counter terrorism
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Dec. 11
By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend:
A round table was held at Turkmenistan's Foreign Affairs Ministry, dedicated to the approval of the National Strategy of Turkmenistan to prevent violent extremism and counter terrorism for 2020-2024, Trend reports with reference to the ministry.
The round table was attended by heads and representatives of several ministries and departments of Turkmenistan, UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy in Central Asia and other officials.
The overall goal of the round table was to discuss the next steps to implement the tasks arising from the National Strategy of Turkmenistan to prevent violent extremism and counter terrorism for 2020-2024, pursuing a systematic policy in the field of combating terrorism, developing cooperation between state institutions, public associations and international organizations.
This document was approved by the relevant decree of the President of Turkmenistan. In accordance with the document, ministries, sectoral departments and public associations of Turkmenistan are required to ensure the implementation of measures provided for in the above mentioned National Strategy.