Lavrov at the summit of the CIS Council of foreign Ministers in Kazakhstan discuss strengthening of cooperation on security


ASTANA, October 15. The Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov will take part in session of Council of foreign Ministers (CFM) of the CIS in Astana.

As reported in the Russian depodesta, the agenda of the Ministerial meeting – 22 questions related to the key activities of the Commonwealth. Considerable attention will be paid to the cooperation in the field of security: for approval of foreign Ministers will be presented a draft concept of military cooperation of the States-participants of the CIS up to 2020 and the decision on amending the decision of Council of heads of governments of the CIS basic organization in the field of air defense, dated 30 may 2012.

The Ministers will discuss the draft decision on the head of the antiterrorist center of the States-participants of the CIS and the agreement on the establishment and activities of joint investigative teams, and will also consider the rules of work of bodies for the implementation of the inter-state wanted list.

In the framework of strengthening cooperation in the field of law enforcement participants will discuss the Russian side initiated the agreement on the establishment of the Council of heads of penitentiary services and the Convention on the use of judicial decisions in respect of persons sentenced to punishments not connected with imprisonment.

The agenda of the Council of foreign Ministers meeting included the issues of deepening cooperation in the field of prevention and liquidation of consequences of emergency situations of natural and technogenic character, and also in the field of environmental monitoring.

The Ministers, furthermore, will review the draft statements of heads of CIS States on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the UN and against international terrorism, as well as treatment of heads of state in connection with the 30th anniversary of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 2016. In the context of preparations for the upcoming 2016 the 25th anniversary of the CIS is planned to approve the draft plan of events dedicated to this event.

Work on strengthening cooperation within the CIS prodoetsya on October 16 at the Council of CIS heads of state. On the approval of the leaders of the countries will be asked a series prepared by the foreign Ministers of documents, including the statements in connection with the 70th anniversary of the UN and against international terrorism.