07.06.2024

In an exclusive commentary to Cronos.Asia, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov spoke about the progress of the negotiations.

06.06.2024

On June 6, 2024, in Almaty, a meeting of the CSTO Committee of Secretaries of Security Council was held under the chairmanship of the Republic of Kazakhstan. During the meeting, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov made a report on the situation in the CSTO area of responsibility and measures aimed at neutralizing challenges and threats to the security of Collective Security Treaty Organization member states.

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Yuri Chikhanchin, the Head of Rosfinmonitoring, and Imangali Tasmagambetov, the CSTO Secretary General, have discussed problems, related to the prevention of crime

Yuri Chikhanchin, the Head of Rosfinmonitoring, and Imangali Tasmagambetov, the CSTO Secretary General, have discussed problems, related to the prevention of crime 06.03.2023

On March 6 this year, in Moscow, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Director of the Federal Financial Monitoring Service, Yuri Chikhanchin.

Y.Chikhanchin and I.Tasmagambetov have discussed international cooperation in combating trans-border crime, including the financing of terrorism and extremism, money laundering, illegal migration, cybercrime and drug trafficking.

It was noted that the CSTO, together with the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism and the Council of Heads of Financial Intelligence Units of the member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States made a significant contribution to combating illicit manifestations at the supranational level.

"The Council brings together the efforts of the CIS financial intelligence units to integrate with the activities of the CSTO in order to increase the effectiveness of the implementation of the anti-drug operation “Channel”. Last year alone, Rosfinmonitoring's analysts detected financial transactions, presumably connected with the legalization of drug proceeds, worth more than 280 million rubles," Yuri Chikhanchin noted.

Imangali Tasmagambetov noted the fruitful joint work of the CSTO and Rosfinmonitoring, aimed at combating crimes in the field of high technology, ensuring information security of the CSTO member states. "According to the results of combating money laundering, more than 950 information resources were suspended in 2022 and more than a thousand criminal cases were initiated", - the CSTO Secretary General noted.

The Director of the Federal Financial Monitoring Service and the CSTO Secretary General expressed confidence that the relationship between the Federal Financial Monitoring Service and the CSTO would continue to be based on a constructive, trusting dialogue and aim at expanding the scope of joint work.



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