Olympic diving champion Zakharov to carry Russia’s flag at opening ceremony of UniversiadeSport August 19, 4:11
New defense attorney to be appointed in former Ukrainian president’s high treason caseWorld August 19, 4:04
Mayor says Izmir International Fair homage to memory of late Russian ambassadorWorld August 19, 3:59
Putin, Medvedev emphasize need to restore cultural facilities in CrimeaSociety & Culture August 19, 3:43
El Pais: all four suspects in Barcelona terror attack shot deadWorld August 19, 3:36
Foreign Ministry speaker Zakharova very passionate about her dollhouseRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 18, 23:01
Modernizing Foreign Ministry's public image was a challenge — Spokeswoman ZakharovaSociety & Culture August 18, 22:24
Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Zakharova says good cigar enough to bring down stressSociety & Culture August 18, 22:19
Diplomat says story about American neo-Nazi site in Russia became political show in USRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 18, 21:07
ASTANA, June 8. /TASS/. Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has offered Kazakh colleagues and other partners in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to develop additional measures on the fight against international terrorism.
"We need here to discuss everything what is happening in the world, to look at and draw up additional joint measures on the fight against terrorism. I hope today we will have such an opportunity," Shoigu told his Kazakh counterpart Imangali Tasmagambetov on Wednesday.
The Russian defense minister has arrived in Kazakhstan to take part in the meeting of counterparts from the SCO member-states. "I would like to note that in this uneasy time when we face constant challenges and see rather big and serious threats in Central Asia, Southeast Asia, Syria and Afghanistan there is a need for common understanding and consolidated steps in the fight against international terrorism," he said.
Shoigu said Russia’s cooperation with Kazakhstan is of "strategic and good neighborly character." "As usual, we are heading towards solving issues before us rather confidently," he told his Kazakh counterpart.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is a permanent regional international association founded in 2001 in Shanghai. The organization brings together Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.