Russian Security Council Secretary Vladimir Rushailo is to fly to Dushanbe Monday on the instructions of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Rushailo as chairman of the Committee of the Security Councils secretaries of the CST /Collective Security Treaty/ member-states is to hold an extraordinary meeting of the committee in the Tajik capital, press secretary of the Russian Security Council Vladimir Nikanorov told RIA Novosti Sunday. According to Nikanorov, "the participants in the meeting are to discuss international and regional security problems, first of all, in combating international terrorism." They will focus on the issues of "practical coordination of the consolidated policy of the CST member-states on providing security in Central Asia and joint anti-terrorist actions."
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