MINSK, 19 August (BelTA) – Tashkent played host to the 17th meeting of the secretaries of the security councils of the SCO member states. The heads of delegations considered a number of issues aimed at combating the new challenges and ways for further development of the organization, BelTA learned from the State Secretariat of the Security Council of the Republic of Belarus.
The forum was attended by a delegation of the State Secretariat of the Belarusian Security Council headed by Aleksandr Volfovich. The head of the Belarusian delegation drew attention of his colleagues to the negative trends in the development of the situation in the world and Eastern Europe. Concern was expressed about the continuation of military activities on the Eurasian continent.
The Belarusian delegation noted the need to strengthen the political interaction of the SCO observer states with other states and international organizations in the interests of upgrading the existing tools and searching for new ones to ensure regional security.
On the sidelines of the Tashkent forum, State Secretary of the Security Council Aleksandr Volfovich met with his colleagues from Uzbekistan, Mongolia and other SCO countries to discuss the state of bilateral cooperation between the offices of the security councils and topical issues related to the coordination of interdepartmental interaction of law enforcement agencies.