Secretaries of Security Councils of CSTO discussed project to strengthen Tajik-Afghan border

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Participants of the meeting of the Committee of Secretaries of the Security Councils of the Collective Security Treaty Organization in the Kazakh city of Almaty exchanged views on the situation in the CSTO's area of responsibility, Zakon.kz reports.

The meeting was held on June 6, 2024, chaired by the Kazakh side, as reported on the website of the President of Kazakhstan.

Secretary of the Security Council of Kazakhstan, Gizat Nurdauletov, briefed his colleagues on Kazakhstan's position regarding the current activities of the CSTO.

"Special attention was paid to practical measures to counter current challenges and threats, such as international terrorism, cybercrime, illicit trafficking of drugs and weapons, organized transnational crime," the statement said.

Following the meeting, the participants approved the draft decision of the Collective Security Council of the CSTO "On the Target Inter-State Program of the Collective Security Treaty Organization for Strengthening the Tajik-Afghan Border."

The participants reaffirmed their commitment to the development of cooperation within the CSTO framework and further strengthening of the organization.

The next meeting of the Committee of Secretaries of the Security Councils will be held in Astana in November 2024, on the eve of the session of the Collective Security Council of the CSTO.

CentralasianLIGHT.org

June 6, 2024