Meeting of the Joint Working Group of CARICC and EC RATS SCO
On November 2, 2022, in Almaty, a meeting was held between the Joint Working Group of the Central Asian Regional Information and Coordination Centre for Combating Illicit Trafficking of Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances and Their Precursors and the Executive Committee of the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
At the meeting, the participants exchanged views on the emerging drug situation in the Central Asian region and Afghanistan in 2021 and the first half of 2022. Topical problems of the relationship between terrorism and drug trafficking, including in the field of financing terrorism with funds obtained from drug trafficking, are considered.
As a result of the event, relevant recommendations were prepared for the competent authorities of the RATS SCO and CARICC member states.