Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan signed protocol on cooperation in field of security

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Secretary of the Security Council of Kyrgyzstan Marat Imankulov and his Uzbek counterpart Viktor Makhmudov held the second round of consultations in Tashkent between the secretariat of the Security Council of the two countries, the press service of the President of Kyrgyzstan reported.

“They discussed joint measures in the field of ensuring regional security, countering terrorism, extremism, drug trafficking and other forms of transnational organized crime, the current state and promising areas of cooperation in the military and military-technical spheres, interaction in the field of prevention and prompt response to natural and man-made emergencies. characters in the border areas," the statement said.

As a result of the consultations, the parties signed a protocol that sets out additional bilateral steps to enhance cooperation in the field of security, exchange operational information, conduct trainings and exercises.

The second round of consultations was attended by the Deputy Ministers of Internal Affairs and Emergency Situations, the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Kyrgyz Republic, and the Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for National Security. The first round of consultations took place in May 2019 in Bishkek.

March 19, 2023