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CIS Interstate Council for natural and man-caused emergency situations meets in Astana

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Minsk, September 8, AZERTAC

Astana on Monday hosted the 28th session of the CIS Interstate Council for natural and man-caused emergency situations. The meeting was attended by Deputy Chairman of the Executive Committee - CIS Executive Secretary Konysbek Zhusupbekov and board members from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.

The participants considered activities of the Council in 2014-2015, and discussed issues of further improvement of cooperation in the field of prevention and elimination of natural and man-caused emergency situations. In particular, they discussed issues of mutual notification of emergencies and improvement of the legal framework of cooperation. The meeting also targeted training and education in the field of prevention and elimination of disasters. The next meeting of the Interstate Council will take place in Russia.

Zeinal Aghazade

Special Correspondent

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