Maintenance of peace, security and stability in CA to be priority of Kazakh chairmanship in SCO – Nursultan Nazarbayev

June 11. KAZINFORM. TASHKENT

Kurmat Samarkhan

Maintenance of peace, security and stability in CA to be priority of Kazakh chairmanship in SCO - Nursultan NazarbayevOne of the main priorities of the Kazakh chairmanship in the SCO is to be maintenance of peace, security and stability in Central Asian region. President Nursultan Nazarbayev has said it at the enlarged session of the SCO Council of Heads on June 11.

“I want to remind my colleagues of the goals we have set creating the SCO. In accordance with the SCO Charter, one of the major goals was strengthening mutual confidence, friendship, good neighborliness, encouragement of effective cooperation in political, trade-economic, technical, cultural, energy, transport, environmental and other spheres”, the Head of the State emphasized.

As the Kazakh President noted, presently the main tasks are maintenance of peace, security and stability in the region, development of trade-economic, cultural and humanitarian cooperation. “We should execute decisions we have adopted – it is the basis of the SCO strengthening”, the President said.

“Presidency in the SCO on threshold of the 10th anniversary of the Organization’s establishment imposes special liability on Kazakhstan taking into account political events occurred in our region. In this connection, one of the main priorities of the Kazakh chairmanship in the SCO will be maintenance of peace, security and stability in Central Asian region. It is of great urgent in the connection with events in Kyrgyzstan”, N.Nazarbayev noted.

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Significant to assist Kyrgyzstan in overcoming current difficulties – N.Nazarbayev

June 11. KAZINFORM. TASHKENT

Kurmat Samarkhan

It is extremely important to help Kyrgyzstan to overcome its current difficulties, maintain peace and stability, improve social and economical situation. Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has said at the enlarged session of the SCO Council of Heads in Tashkent on Friday, June 11.

As the Head of the State stressed, providing humanitarian assistance as well as compensation on the credit basis to Kyrgyzstan is of great significance.

«The concerted actions of the SCO heads of state prevented civil strife and bloodshed in this country. The important role belongs to a coordinated work and to Kazakhstan when the Kyrgyz ex-president was taken out from the country.  We must continue such cooperated work», N. Nazarbayev

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2277297

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President: One of priority directions of SCO activity – combating terrorism

June 11. KAZINFORM. TASHKENT

Kurmat Samarkhan

Combating terrorism remains to be one of the priority directions of the SCO activity. President Nursultan Nazarbayev has said it at the enlarged session of the SCO Council of Heads on June 11.

“The SCO Regional anti-terrorist structure (RATS) actively operates in this direction. Taking into account Kazakhstan’s chairmanship in the OSCE, there is good opportunity for strengthening contacts between the Executive Committee of the SCO RATS and the OSCE Anti-Terrorism Unit”, the Head of the State stressed.

The Kazakh President emphasized, important significance has development of contractual legal framework of the anti-terrorism cooperation. “Kazakhstan welcomes signing of the Agreement between the SCO governments on cooperation in the combating terrorism”, the President said.

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We are all united in desire for stable development of Afghanistan – Kazakh President

June 11 KAZINFORM. TASHKENT

Kurmat Samarhan

We are all united in desire for sustainable and stable development of Afghanistan. Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has said at the enlarged session of the SCO Council of Heads in Tashkent on Friday, June 11.

«Peace and security in Central Asia and the whole world depends on normalization of the situation in this country. It is important to involve actively Afghanistan into integration processes on the SCO space, economic and humanitarian cooperation, including on the line of the SCO-Afghanistan Contact Group», – the Head of the State stressed.

Effective implementation of the Plan of Action of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Member States and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on combating terrorism, illicit drug trafficking and organized crime  the SCO and Afghanistan Action Plan on the fight against terrorism, drug trafficking and organizes crimes is of great importance, N. Nazarbayev noted.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2277306

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Kazakhstan proposes to focus efforts on combating drug traffic – Kazakh President

June 11. KAZINFORM. TASHKENT

Kurmat Samarhan

Kazakhstan proposes to focus efforts in the sphere of drugs control. Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has said it at the enlarged session of the SCO Council of Heads on Friday, June 11.

As the Head of the State noted, special attention is paid to struggle against drug trafficking, which became a major source of terrorist activity. Adoption of the SCO Anti-Drug Strategy for 2011-2016 will promote effectiveness of measures aimed at combating illicit drug trafficking, N. Nazarbayev said.

«Kazakhstan proposes to focus joint efforts of the SCO member states on the existing structures on combating drug trafficking in the region. The Central Asian Regional Information and Coordination Centre can be an important element of the global network on the fight against illegal drug trafficking», N. Nazarbayev noted.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2277317

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Kazakh President considers it’s possible to establish SCO energy society

June 11. KAZINFORM. TASHKENT

Kurmat Samarkhan

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev considers that it is possible to establish an energy society within the framework of the SCO. He has made it public at the extended session of the SCO Summit today.

As N. Nazarbayev noted, the economic cooperation is one the main directions of the SCO activity; it needs active work of all corresponding ministries and departments as well as special working groups for realization of the Action Plan to the Program of SCO Trade Economic Cooperation.

“Taking into account the affect of the world energy deficit upon the energy future of our states I think that the SCO has all the constituents for establishing an energy society aimed at harmonizing the interests of the producers, transporters and consumers of energy resources”, N. Nazarbayev emphasized.

The President named the transport infrastructure development as one of the important directions as well. “Kazakhstan actively develops the transcontinental auto transport communications and suggests accelerating the coordination of the agreement between the SCO governments on creation of favorable conditions for international auto transportations”, N. Nazarbayev added.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2277323

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Nazarbayev suggests establishing SCO Emergencies Center in Kazakhstan

June 11. KAZINFORM. TASHKENT

Kurmat Samarkhan

At today’s SCO Summit in Tashkent President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has suggested creating the SCO Center for mitigation of consequences of emergency situations in Kazakhstan.

“Due to the recent increase in the frequency of natural and manmade disasters and readiness of the SCO member states to render aid to each other in such situations, we consider the establishment of the SCO Center on mitigation of consequences of emergency situations in Kazakhstan will allow to increase the level of protection against natural disasters”, the Kazakh leader said.

Besides, N. Nazarbayev paid special attention to the issue of information security. In this regard, the President proposed to hold consultations for developing a mechanism of ensuring information security in the SCO area in 2011.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2277336

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