Slutsky: the CSTO and the power structures of Russia ready to repel terrorist threat

Slutsky: the CSTO and the power structures of Russia ready to repel terrorist threat

MOSCOW, November 18. The CSTO and the power structures of Russia ready to repel the terrorist threat. The journalists said the head of the Duma Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian integration and relations Leonid Slutsky at the meeting in a closed format with participation of CSTO Secretary General Nikolay Bordyuzha.

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“We have heard the fundamental the report of the CSTO Secretary General Nikolay Bordyuzha on measures to counter the terrorist threat in the OSCE area… the CSTO and the power structures of the Russian Federation is ready for real – online – the reflection of the terrorist threat on their territory, to prevent the recurrence of the heinous terrorist acts,” said Slutsky.

However, he added that “cooperation in this critical area should be strengthened” including “law enforcement and security agencies of the Russian Federation and participating countries of the CSTO with the European countries.” “I hope that in the nearest future Russian President’s proposal will be heard. We, parliamentarians, because of their competence will contribute effectively to this”, – assured the head of the Committee.

According to the parliamentarian, the parliamentary Assembly of the collective security Treaty organization at its session in St. Petersburg on November 26, intends to adopt a resolution on combating the terrorist threat. As said Slutsky, “will talk about creating a real anti-terrorist coalition on the Eurasian continent will be considered, primarily, the experience of the CSTO”. He noted that after the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris and in the skies over Sinai is extremely important to prevent further penetration and the spread of terrorist threat. “Work in this regard is very serious, including in cyberspace, which, unfortunately, recruited future participants, suicide bombers,” – said the head of the Committee.

Disaster A321 over the Sinai Peninsula 31 October 2015 has become one of the largest in the history of world aviation. The A321 airliner companies “Kogalymavia” carried out a Charter flight from Sharm-El-Sheikh to St Petersburg. All aboard 224 people, including 25 children, were killed. The head of the FSB Alexander Bortnikov earlier reported to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin that the plane crash was the result of a terrorist attack.

On November 13 in Paris has been a series of terrorist attacks. In the concert hall “Bataclan”, the unknown took hostages. Attacks also were made on the boulevards Sharon and Voltaire, on the Rue Fontaine-AU-ROI and on the street Alibert. In the capital’s suburb of Saint-Denis at the stadium “Stade de France”, which hosted the football match between France and Germany, bombings. As a result of attacks of terrorists killed 129 people, and about 350 were injured.


The organization of collective security Treaty (CSTO) is an international organization for security, which are currently in six States: Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan.