CSTO Security Council secretaries to discuss situation at Tajik-Afghan border


The situation at the Tajik-Afghan border will be in the focus at a meeting of the Committee of Security Council Secretaries from the member countries of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) due to be held on Wednesday in the Chechen capital city Grozny, CSTO press secretary Vladimir Zainetdinov told TASS.

“The meeting will be chaired by Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev,” he said. “Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization Nikolai Bordyuzha will deliver a report on the situation in the organization’s zone of responsibility and adjacent regions. Participants will discuss the implementation of the resolutions of the CSTO Collective Security Council on measures to help Tajikistan strengthen its border with Afghanistan.”

Apart from that, according to Zainetdinov, participants in the meetings will also exchange view on the work of the coordinating council of heads of CSTO security agencies on problems of illegal migration. The meeting is expected to yield documents on the development of the system of the CSTO collective response to emergency situations, cooperation in counteracting crimes in the informational sphere, joint training plans, and issues of advertising and exhibition activities in the area of military economic cooperation.


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