Igor A.  Seleznev
Igor A. Seleznev
PhD, Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow of the Institute of Socio-Political Research of the Russian Academy of Science
The Fight against Extremism in Central Asia and the Role of the SCO and the CSTO

The Fight against Extremism in Central Asia and the Role of the SCO and the CSTO

This article is devoted to the problem of building regional security in the Central Asian States within the structures of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO). Only coalitional efforts of all interested States can provide effective resistance to the transborder terrorism in the region. Therefore, the importance of international cooperation in the field of security is increasing. Of the central Asian states, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are members of CSTO. Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan are members of the SCO. Therefore, the organizational-institutional framework of the CSTO and the Shanghai Pact allows these States to combat these threats. Meanwhile, Turkmenistan remains a neutral state, non-aligned to the blocs being formed or joined by its neighbors.  More

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