Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 13:32:36 — Baku (UTC+4)
Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic Speaking Countries

TURKPA attended Conference on Countering International Terrorism

On 18 April 2019, TURKPA delegation headed by the Secretary General Mr. Altynbek Mamaiusupov attended the Conference on Countering International Terrorism took place in the framework of the 49th Plenary Session of the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly (IPA CIS) in Tavrichesky Palace in St. Petersburg.

The Conference was co-organized by IPA CIS, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA), Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM), Parliamentary Assembly of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO PA), Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), UN Office of Counter-Terrorism and UN Office on Drugs and Crime and brought together parliamentary delegations, delegations of the international organizations and representatives of consular missions.

Following the opening ceremony and plenary session, the conference continued its work through four sessions titled “Role of International Institutions in Building a Common Strategy to Counter Terrorism”, “Foreign Terrorist Fighters: Modern Problems and Practices of Criminal Prosecution, Rehabilitation and Reintegration”, “Preventing Illegal Use of Network Technologies, Mass Media and Social Networks to Spread Extremist Ideas”, “Stepping-up Efforts Against the Financing of Terrorism and Extremism”. Noting the growing threat of terrorism, the participants condemned all acts and methods of terrorism in all its forms and manifestation, as well as stressed the need for effective international cooperation and multilateral action on combating terrorism and extremism.

TURKPA Deputy Secretary General Mr. Nauryz Aidarov also participated in the Conference.