Bishkek, June 14 / Kabar /. The delegation of Kyrgyzstan led by First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Dinara Kemelova took part in the high-level dialogue on implementing the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Central Asia, which was held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.
The event was chaired by UN Secretary General António Guterres. The main topic of discussion was threats of terrorism and extremism in Central Asia, as well as the state and prospects of cooperation between the countries of the region and the United Nations in preventing urgent challenges to security.
In her speech, Kemelova stressed the relevance and timeliness of the forum, in the light of the worsening situation in the world in connection with the growing new challenges and threats of terrorism and extremism, informed about the actions being taken in the country to implement the Joint Action Plan for the implementation of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy In Central Asia.
The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy (UNGSC) was adopted on September 8, 2006 by UNGA Resolution 60/288. In order to implement the UNGASS by the Central Asian states, a joint action plan was adopted on November 30, 2011 in Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) with the assistance of the United Nations. This Plan consists of 4 directions and 48 measures for its implementation. These activities are being implemented by the Kyrgyz Republic in the framework of national strategies and concepts.
The meeting ended with the adoption of the final Ashgabat Declaration.