September 22, 2013 11:27
SCO RATS fostering intl anti-terrorism cooperation
YAROSLAVL. Sept 22 (Interfax) - The Council of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS) has approved a draft protocol between the RATS and the Turkish police and the establishment of contacts with the African Union's African Center for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT), Russian Federal Security Service First Deputy Director Sergei Smirnov said.
"The decisions were made with the purpose of broadening international anti-terrorism cooperation," he told reporters after the RATS Council session on Friday.
A draft border cooperation agreement between SCO member states and regulations on joint operations of SCO border services were endorsed.
The Council also approved cooperation in monitoring and blocking of movements of would-be terrorists to high terrorism risk regions.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
December 15, 2019
Zelensky has to dominate on Ukraine's political stage to settle Donbas crisis - Peskov
Next Normandy Four summit may be even more successful - Peskov
Russian athletes' deprivation of right to compete under Russian flag unacceptable, this decision to be appealed with CAS - Peskov
Moscow concerned by terrorists' presence in Syria's Idlib, but sees no alternative to cooperation with Turkey - Peskov
Amending Minsk Agreements possible only in talks between Kyiv, Donetsk, Luhansk - Peskov
Russia-U.S. relations in so acute crisis that even Lavrov's visit could hardly help reverse situation - Peskov
Putin, Trump have several positive conversations, but reality in Russia-U.S. relations harsh, cold - Peskov
Japanese Communists' calls to declare Kuriles as Japan's territories viewed as threat to Russia's sovereignty - Volodin (Part 2)
Japanese Communists' calls to declare Kuriles as Japan's territories viewed as threat to Russia's sovereignty - Volodin
No preparations under way for Putin-Trump meeting - Peskov
JAPANESE COMMUNISTS' CALLS TO DECLARE SOUTH KURILES AS TERRITORY OF JAPAN VIEWED AS THREAT TO RUSSIA'S SOVEREIGNTY - VOLODIN
Gas transit across Ukraine possible only if Gazprom finds it expedient commercially, economically - Kremlin
Vyshny Volochyok gunboat escorting U.S. destroyer Ross that entered Black Sea - Russian military
Commitment to Minsk Agreements reaffirmed by all negotiators main achievement of Paris summit - Peskov