Kazakhstan Expects The Terrorist Threats And Strengthens Control Measures

Kazakhstan Expects To Terrorist Threats And Strengthens Control MeasuresKazakhstan to strengthen criminal responsibility for extremist and terrorist crimes after the death of the Islam Karimov, president of neighboring Uzbekistan.

The Majilis has held a presentation of the government bill “On amendments and additions to some legislative acts of Kazakhstan on countering extremism and terrorism”. The bill provides the strengthening of criminal responsibility for extremist and terrorist crimes, a ban on the sale of weapons, a ban on the activities of religious groups, deputy chairman of the National Security Committee of Kazakhstan Marat Kolkobayev has said.

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Kazakhstan wants to strengthen the penalties for terrorist offenses and introduce mandatory forfeiture convicted of extremism, reports Kazinform referring to the deputy chairman of the KNB of RK Marat Kolkobaeva. He said this during the presentation of the draft law “On amendments and additions to some legislative acts of Kazakhstan on countering extremism and terrorism” in the Majilis marlamenta.

“The bill provides for amendments to the five codes and 19 laws. So, in the Criminal Code are enhanced penalties for terrorist offenses, introduced mandatory confiscation convicted of extremism and terrorism. This is a necessary measure because of increased danger for the citizens and the state of these crimes, “- said Kolkobaev.

According to him, in the Criminal Procedure Code to the national security bodies provides an alternative jurisdiction on crimes in sphere of illegal circulation of weapons and drugs as well as illegal migration.

These measures are related to the fact that trafficking in drugs and weapons, illegal migration channels are the main source of funding, as well as providing the necessary forces and means of international terrorism.

The Code of Administrative Offences of enhanced responsibility for offenses in the sphere of arms trafficking and migration.

Establishes administrative responsibility for allowing the owner of the home residence of natural persons without registration.

As reported IA Novosti-Kazakhstan , increased control over the circulation of weapons and the procedure for its storage, as well as business entities engaged in this field.

The law on state control over the circulation of certain types of weapons enhanced control over the circulation of weapons and their storage, as well as business entities engaged in this field.

Introduced requirements for the locations of weapons stores, established a ban on the sale of arms in the ready to fire condition.

Kazakhstan To Upgrade Military Training Grounds

A field session under the guidance of Minister of Defense of Kazakhstan Imangali Tasmagambetov has taken place in Taraz, in the territory of the military sector of the Taraz Airport, as well as at the military training site “Matybulak.” According to the press-service of the Defense Ministry, the Minister considered the plan for construction of military facilities adjacent to the airfield in order to create a training center for operational use of unmanned aerial vehicles. All facilities will be built or renovated on the aerodrome site owned by the military unit; the area to be reconstructed exceeds 50,000 square meters.

In addition, Tasmagambetov held meetings at the sites “Gvardeysky” and “Matybulak,” as these objects are the most large-scale combined-arms training grounds of Kazakhstan that allow for large-scale military exercises with the involvement of artillery, missile and air forces simultaneously.

Aktobe authorities are considering strengthening security measures on Kurban Ait on September 12th.

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