High-level briefing on the presentation of “Strategy of the Republic of Tajikistan on combating terrorism and extremism for 2021-2025”

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On April 22, 2022, the UN Headquarters in cooperation with the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office (UNOCT) and the European Union held the first high-level briefing on the presentation of the "Strategy of the Republic of Tajikistan on Countering Terrorism and Extremism for 2021-2025" and its action plan. .

The Prosecutor General of the Republic of Tajikistan Rahmon Yusuf presented the Strategy of the Republic of Tajikistan on Combating Terrorism and Extremism for 2021-2025. During the presentation of the Strategy, detailed information was provided on the trends and prospects of regional and international cooperation in the fight against terrorism, and the assistance of UN member states and institutions to Tajikistan in the implementation of the Strategy was considered important.

The event was also attended by Deputy Secretary General, Head of the UN Counter-Terrorism Office Vladimir Voronkov, Permanent Representative of Tajikistan to the UN Jonibek Hikmat, Head of the EU Delegation to the UN Olaf Skug, Head of the Legal and Counter-Terrorism Department of the Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to Saudi Arabia. UN Resident Coordinator in Tajikistan Sezin Sinanoglu and Representative of the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) Armands Pupols spoke.

Representatives of Uzbekistan, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and China, Oman, Australia, Tunisia, Mongolia, Paraguay, Latvia, Turkey, Singapore, Armenia, Bahrain, Iran and Morocco noted the contribution and initiatives of the Government of Tajikistan. The direction of the fight against terrorism and extremism in the international arena is important and significant.

The purpose of this event was to reflect the progress and efforts of the country in the fight against terrorism and extremism in accordance with the adopted strategies and practical plans.

The event was attended by delegations of member states and experts of UN agencies on the prevention and combating of violent extremism and terrorism, as well as representatives of various international, regional and professional organizations.

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Source: Ministry of foreign affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan