BANGKOK, 11 February. /Corr. Alex Skowronski/. The need to increase international anti-terrorist cooperation became one of the topics for negotiations of the Secretary of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev and Deputy Prime Minister and defense Minister of Thailand Provita Wongsuwon. This was reported by press Secretary of the RF security Council Yevgeny Anoshin.
Lavrov: to defeat terrorism only by military means is impossible
The meeting was held in Bangkok in the framework of the official visit to Thailand Patrushev. “The Russian side stressed the importance of strengthening international counter-terrorism cooperation with the Central coordinating role of the UN and the need to develop a set of measures that would have prevented the existence of terrorist organizations like Islamic state (ISIS, prohibited in the Russian Federation)”, – said after the meeting Anoshin.
He also noted that Nikolai Patrushev and Reigns Wongsuwon discussed issues of Russian-Thai cooperation in the sphere of regional and international security, issue of joint fight against terrorism, extremism, illegal drug trafficking, the issues of military and military – technical cooperation. Special attention was paid to security in the information space. “The prospect of implementation of resolutions of the General Assembly of the United Nations “developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security”, authored by Russia”, – said the press Secretary of the Russian security Council.
Patrushev: to establish a United front against terror pre-conditions invalid
As noted Anoshin, during the meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and defense Minister of Thailand Patrushev stressed that the Kingdom is the oldest partner of Russia in South-East Asia and next year will mark the 120 anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Shortly before the meeting with Nikolai Patrushev Rules Wongsuwon made several statements to the press. He said that Russia is interested in deliveries to Thailand of the special aircraft firefighting and military engineering equipment for disaster management. Thailand, in turn, offers Russia to buy agricultural products, indicated Wongsuwon. “It’s about equivalent amounts, but not about barter,” – said Rules Wongsuwon. He also confirmed that he was going on a visit to Russia from 23 to 27 February.