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Friday, 02 June 2023 14:29

CARICC delegation meeting with SCO RATS Executive Committee

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Mr. A. Yazliyev, CARICC Director, had a meeting with Mr. R. Mirzayev, Director of the Executive Committee of the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, and other representatives of the Executive Committee in Tashkent on 1 June 2023.

The meeting also featured a simultaneous session of the Joint Working Group to examine topical issues of the nexus between terrorism and illicit drug trafficking, including the financing of terrorism using funds derived from drug trade.

Parties indicated that CARICC platform enables the study of best practices in countering the laundering of drug proceeds, some of which also goes to support terrorism.

The event concluded with an agreement to further mutual information exchange, including data on trends in drug situation, and identification of linkages between drug trafficking, transnational organized crime and terrorism.

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