Representatives of special services of Turkic-speaking states discussed the situation in Afghanistan and the Middle East at a meeting in the Kyrgyz city of Cholpon-Ata. This was reported on Wednesday by the press center of the Kyrgyz State Committee for National Security (SCNS).
"In the city of Cholpon-Ata, under the chairmanship of the SCNS, the XXIV meeting of the special services of the Turkic states conference was held. The meeting considered topical issues of cooperation of special services in the field of security and stability in the Turkic states in the context of the emerging situation in the areas of terrorist activity in the Middle East and Afghanistan," the press center said.
According to the press center, the conference participants decided "to agree on mechanisms of response and interaction on localization of terrorist threats" coming from Afghanistan and the Syrian zone of armed conflict.
"In addition, the participants of the meeting held an open dialogue and exchange of views on the reports heard, following which it was decided to take measures to implement the agreements reached," the press center notes.
Heads and representatives of special services of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey and Uzbekistan took part in the meeting held in Cholpon-Ata, and "delegations of special services of Russia and Hungary attended the conference as observers."
The conference of special services of Turkic states was created in 1998. Its main task is to ensure "effective interaction in the fight against organized crime of an international nature and in other coordinated areas of activity of special services."
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