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President Sooronbai Jeenbekov received Special Advisor and Manager of the Global Program on Prevention of Violent Extremism Alexander Avanesov and a delegation from the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism and UNDP on November 30. The issues and measures to jointly counter extremism and radicalism were discussed.

The country leader noted that Kyrgyzstan is making significant efforts to implement the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy, recalling the Concepts of State Policy in the Religious Sphere for 2014–2020 and the Government’s Program on Countering Extremism and Terrorism for 2017–2022 adopted in Kyrgyzstan.

The Special Advisor and Manager of the Global Program on Prevention of Violent Extremism stated that the main purpose of the mission’s arrival is to provide assistance in the fight against extremism and terrorism. “We are ready to maintain a constructive dialogue in all areas of cooperation. I thank everyone for their active and productive work,” Jeenbekov said, wishing the Office team a successful mission.

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