The Commonwealth of Independent States
Anti-Terrorism Center

CIS special services master interaction in preventing recruitment activity in the Internet

Representatives of the security agencies and intelligence services of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Coordination Service of the Council of the Commanders of the Border Forces, Council of the Heads of Financial Intelligence Units, Office for the Coordination of the Fight Against Organized Crime and Other Dangerous Types of Crime on the Territory of CIS member-states took part in the Joint Staff Command Exercise conducted by the CIS Anti-Terrorism Centre (CIS ATC) on 19 April 2017 in Dushanbe, Republic of Tajikistan.

The exercise was intended to train officers of operational units of the competent authorities of the CIS member-states to conduct joint practical operations aimed at preventing recruitment activity of the international terrorist organization in the Internet.

The participants were informed about the methods and ways of organization of inter-agency and inter-state cooperation during coordinated operations aimed at identification and neutralization of the persons involved into recruitment activity through social media. The exercise made it possible to master algorithms of use of capacities of the CIS collective-use information systems during screening, including CIS ATC Specialized Data Bank, CIS security agencies and intelligence services United Data Bank to Counter Organized Crime, United Data Bank of Fingerprint Information, Counter-Terrorism International Data Bank.

The conducted exercise has been one of the preparatory steps before the Joint Anti-Terrorism Exercise "Dushanbe-Anti-Terror-2017" which is scheduled for May-June this year in the territory of six member-states, including Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan, as envisaged by the current Program of cooperation of the CIS member-states in combating terrorism and other violent manifestations of extremism.

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