MINSK, 11 June (BelTA) – A working meeting of heads of investigative agencies of the CIS member states was held in Brest on 9-11 June to discuss coordination of efforts to detect and prevent cross-border travel of international terrorists through the external border of the CIS, BelTA learned from the State Border Committee of Belarus.
The event brought together representatives of the border service of Belarus, as well as representatives of the border agencies of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and the Council of Commanders of the Border Troops of the CIS Member States.
The parties discussed the security of the external border of the Commonwealth, prevention of illicit import of firearms, ammunition, explosives and radioactive substances, as well as other tools to conduct extremist activities. The participants also discussed the fight against organized forms of international terrorism. They agreed to keep holding joint events and exchanging information in order to better protect the CIS border.
The participants of the working meeting noted that this event contributed to the better coordination of efforts in the fight against illegal activities on the external borders of the CIS states.