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MOSCOW, October 9 (Itar-Tass) - A delegation of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation will take part in an international conference on Afghanistan’s future in Kyrgyzstan’s capital of Bishkek on October 10, CSTO spokesman Vladimir Zainetdinov told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
The conference focusing on challenges and threats to Central Asia’s security after withdrawal of the International Security Assistance Force from Afghanistan in 2014 will bring together senior experts from the United Nations, the European Union, the Collective Security Treaty Organization, NATO, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, CIS member-states and countries neighboring Afghanistan.
Delegates will focus on Afghanistan’s political future after 2014, variants of development of the situation in Afghanistan and around it and their influence on stability and security in Central Asia. They are also expected to discuss whether Afghanistan will be able to counteract the armed opposition, terrorism, religious extremism and the growth of drug trafficking under new conditions.