Kyrgyz President Highlights Cyber-Terrorism as Major Threat

Sat May 25 2024
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BISHKEK: Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov has underscored the growing menace of cybercrime and cyber-terrorism, labeling them as the major dangers among emerging terrorist risks and threats, statement issued the press service of the Kyrgyz president.

Addressing participants at the 54th meeting of the Council of Heads of Security Bodies and Special Services of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Bishkek, Japarov emphasized the need for international cooperation to confront the challenges posed by terrorism in its various forms.

“No country in the world is able to cope with the threat of terrorism alone. It should be noted that new terrorist risks and threats have recently emerged, with cybercrime and cyber-terrorism posing the greatest danger,” Japarov asserted during the meeting.

Highlighting the acute nature of terrorism and extremism in the realm of security, Japarov reiterated Kyrgyzstan’s firm condemnation of terrorism in all its manifestations. The president’s remarks underscored the urgency of addressing evolving security threats and the imperative of collaborative efforts among nations.

The meeting, chaired by Alexander Bortnikov, Director of Russia’s Federal Security Service, focused on the development of unified approaches to assessing security threats among CIS countries and enhancing cooperation between special services to counter them. Bortnikov emphasized the importance of collective action in neutralizing security threats across the region.

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