The number of crimes related to terrorism and extremism in Uzbekistan this year decreased by more than 65% compared to last year, according to officials.
The extremist private military contractor, founded by an Uzbek, has been operating in Syria and is seeking to expand, analysts warn.
Ongoing arrests and extraditions of terrorism suspects send a clear message to those who are considering throwing their lives away for the sake of false ideals, observers say.
The measure will give amnesty and rehabilitation to Uzbek citizens who unwittingly joined a banned extremist group or accidentally downloaded extremist materials.
In one incident, IS elements accused a long-time supporter of the group of being a spy and of spreading false news in an attempt to destabilise the group and sow discord among its members.
International and local specialists came together in Bishkek to discuss ways to counter terrorism and extremist recruiters on the internet and messaging apps.
A recent video by alleged Kazakh extremists in Syria has once again brought the issue of extremist recruiting to the forefront.
Tajikistan's Supreme Court this month upheld the sentences of nine members of the Nasriddinov family who attempted to join IS in Syria last year. The other 19 members of the family reached their destination.
The Fighting Extremism Act, which comes into effect November 1, provides a specific definition of extremism and prescribes ways to fight it across the country.
Following a brutal attack on a group of tourists claimed by IS, regional and international allies stand ready to help Tajikistan fight the extremist threat.