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On November 17, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted Order No. 3228-r on the payment of a one-time voluntary contribution of the Russian Federation to the budget of the United Nations Office on Counter-Terrorism (UKT) in the amount of US $ 2 million.

This act was a confirmation of the Russian Federation’s commitment to strengthening comprehensive international cooperation in the field of countering terrorism with the central coordinating role of the UN, became evidence of the continuation of the voluntary provision of our country on a regular basis since the creation of the Office in 2017, of financial support for the program and project activities of the UCT.

Among the key areas of our interaction are the implementation of the initiative developed at the suggestion of Russia to combat the supply of weapons to terrorists in Central Asia, the joint action plan for the implementation of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Central Asia, the joint project of the UCT and Interpol on the fight against foreign terrorist fighters, the project on work of UKT with SCO.

We are aimed at further cooperation with the UCT in order to implement technical assistance projects to strengthen the national counter-terrorism potential of states.

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