Kazakh Prosecutor General partook in SCO general prosecutors' meeting

21 September, 2018, 12:06 239
Kazakh Prosecutor General partook in SCO  general prosecutors' meeting

Kairat Kozhamzharov offered to adopt joint legal document for counterterrorism on the Internet within the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

Kazakhstan’s delegation headed by Prosecutor General of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kairat Kozhamzharov paid a visit to Dushanbe in order to take part in the 16th session of prosecutors general of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s member states, BNews.kz correspondent reports.

The session was attended by heads of the supreme supervisory bodies of the SCO states - Russia, China, India, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, observer states and dialogue partners as well.

The participants shared their experiences on counteraction to terrorism and extremism, discussed issues of information exchange and further expansion of cooperation.

While speaking Kairat Kozhamzharov pointed out the Presidential initiative concerning the adoption of the Code for the achievement of a world free from terrorism, announced by the Kazakh Leader Nursultan Nazarbayev on the UN platform in this January.

The Prosecutor General, emphasizing the effectiveness and importance of these meetings, separately focused on the measures of our country.

Currently, Kazakhstan is a participant of international universal conventions and protocols. The courts have been recognized as terrorist and extremist and 24 organizations are banned.

"Being aware of the global nature of terrorist threats and showing complete intolerance towards them, it is important to strengthen our multilateral cooperation," the Prosecutor General urged.

Taking into account the growing manifestations of cyberterrorism, Kozhamzharov suggested that within the framework of the SCO, a joint legal document on combating terrorism in the Internet space be adopted.

In conclusion, the sides agreed on consolidation of the efforts of the Prosecutor's Offices of the SCO member states to combat extremism, terrorism and separatism, drug trafficking, human trafficking, legalization of proceeds from a crime that serve as a source of financing for extremism and terrorism.