Central Asia border security issues to be discussed in Vienna

VIENNA, BRUSSELS. April 12. KAZINFORM   April 16-17 representatives of the OSCE, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Austria, the EU, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and United Nations Development Program will hold a ministerial meeting of the Central Asia Border Security  (CABSI) in Vienna,  the press service of the OSCE reports.

The meeting will consider issues of combating illegal migration, drug trafficking, corruption, and the planned reduction of troops of the international coalition in Afghanistan.
Austrian Minister of Internal Affairs Johanna Mikle-Leitner, Deputy Minister of Interior of Russia Sergey Bulavin, Minister of the Interior of  Hungary Sandor Pinter,   OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier, Executive Director of UNODC Yury Fedotov are expected to address the conference.

CABSI Initiative, launched in 2003, is one of the key forums to discuss issues of border control, border security and the fight against drugs in Central Asia.

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