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CIS to draft agreements on combating terrorism, illegal migration

MINSK ( BelTA) – CIS is set to draft agreements on combating terrorism and illegal migration, Russian Prosecutor General Igor Krasnov said while summing up the 32nd meeting of the CIS Coordinating Council of Prosecutors General in Minsk on 24 June, BelTA has learned.

"Today we have considered all the items on the agenda and made important decisions, including on the preparation of agreements to combat terrorism and illegal migration. I am sure that they will give a new impetus to the common work to neutralize these threats. This work will be facilitated by the initiative to hold a meeting jointly with the CIS Executive Committee and sectoral cooperation bodies," Igor Krasnov said.

He hailed the atmosphere of openness and constructive cooperation of the meeting in Minsk. According to him, it demonstrated the commitment of each participant to continuing advancing cooperation based on the principles of legality and respect for each other's interests.

Igor Krasnov was elected Chairman of the CIS Coordinating Council of Prosecutors General for 2023. “The activities that we've planned will be a significant step towards meeting the goals of ensuring the security of the CIS member states in the context of modern cross-border threats,” he said.

Baku, Azerbaijan will host the 33rd meeting of the council in September 2023.