CSTO Deputy Secretary General Valery Semerikov goes to the UN headquarters in New York to participate in the high-level counter-terrorism conference and to meet with the leadership of the UN Secretariat for peacekeeping

25.06.2018
   

    From 26 to 30 June 2018, CSTO Deputy Secretary General Valery Semerikov, at the invitation of UN Deputy Secretary General Vladimir Voronkov, will pay a working visit to New York and take part in a high-level conference organized by the UN Secretary-General with the participation of the heads of counter-terrorism agencies of the UN member states.

  During his work in New York, Valery Semerikov will also hold business meetings with the UN Under-Secretary-General, the Head of the Counter-Terrorism Directorate, Vladimir Voronkov, and the Assistant UN Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Bint Keita.

   Relying on the positive results of the cooperation of the CSTO and the UN in the field of counter-terrorism and peacekeeping activities, the main efforts during Valery Semerikov’s visit to the UN headquarters will focus on discussing the main directions of further strengthening the interaction of international organizations in the fight against terrorism and on issues of joint practical implementation of the Roadmap “Formation of conditions for the use of the CSTO peacekeeping potential in the interests of the UN’s global peacekeeping activities (on The period 2018-2020.) ".

   In addition, during the visit, it is planned to further discuss and coordinate with the relevant officials of the UN Secretariat a draft Memorandum of Understanding between the CSTO Secretariat and the UN Counter-Terrorism Office created in October 2017.
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 CSTO spokesman Vladimir Zainetdinov
 + 7495-795-27-10,
 + 7495-621-33-23
odkb-pressa@gov.ru

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