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Kyrgyzstan works on counter-terrorism programme

Staff Report

BISHKEK -- Kyrgyz Deputy Prime Minister Jenish Razakov on Wednesday (December 7) in Bishkek chaired a cabinet meeting to discuss the formulation of a state programme to fight terrorism and extremism nationwide, the government's press office said in a statement, according to Avesta.tj.

The threat of extremism and terrorism has acquired a global character, Razakov said, according to Avesta.tj. Participants in the meeting noted the need to devote special attention to preventing extremism among youth.

Razakov ordered the creation of an inter-agency working group to devise the anti-extremism and anti-terrorism programme.

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