Efficient cooperation of CIS special services to ensure appropriate response to global threats - session in Minsk continues

An appropriate response of the CIS countries to the global threats will depend on the efficiency of cooperation between the CIS counter terrorism units and special services, State Secretary of the Security Council of Belarus Yuri Zhadobin told reporters in Minsk in the framework of the session of top-ranking officials of the counter terrorism units of the CIS security bodies and special services in Minsk, according to the National centre of Legal Information website. The session is to generalize the experience gained in the course of cooperation, finalize the documents on cooperation in case the global 21st century threats arise, the online site cites General Zhadobin.

According to the Head of the CIS Counter Terrorism Centre Andrei Novikov, who is presiding at the forum, this is not the first exercise of special services. This year's session of representatives of Belarus, Russia, Ukraine and Moldova is analyzing the results of the previous exercises. The Head of the CIS Counter-terrorism centre said that such joint events increase the efficiency of cooperation and broaden experience in combating any manifestations of terrorism.

The participants of the session and exercise have been exchanging their opinion on the urgent problems of the fight against terrorism, discuss the measures to increase the efficiency of cooperation and learn about the advanced experience in conducting counter terrorism operations.

Attending the events organised by the State Security Committee of Belarus under the auspices of the CIS Counter-terrorism Centre are the delegations of the security agencies and special services of the CIS member states, officials of the CIS and CSTO bodies, anti-terrorism organisation of the SCO Executive Committee, military attaches accredited in Belarus and other foreign observers. The events will conclude tomorrow, on September 12.



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