‘Situation in Afghanistan requires creation of new security mechanisms’

NUR-SULTAN (TASS): The first president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, said that the current situation in Afghanistan requires the creation of new security mechanisms in the Central Asian region. This was announced on Wednesday by the press service of the first president of Kazakhstan following the results of Nazarbayev’s speech at the Security Council of the republic.

“Nursultan Nazarbayev noted that the situation in Afghanistan has become a catalyst for the process of profound changes in the space of Central Eurasia, forming a complex of current and long-term risks and threats, and that in this regard it is necessary to strengthen the existing and create new mechanisms of regional security. The first President of Kazakhstan drew attention to the need ensure full readiness to counter manifestations of extremism and terrorism,” the message says.

Nazarbayev stressed that new challenges to regional security dictate the need for further measures to strengthen the country’s defense capability.

“The Kazakh army must meet the best modern military standards. In the field of military security, all basic documents have been approved that define the vision of the modernized Armed Forces, the development of the military-industrial complex. Now the main thing is to ensure the proper implementation of all decisions we have made,” the first president of Kazakhstan stressed.

President of Kazakhstan also drew attention to the importance of ongoing ongoing reforms in the law enforcement system aimed at improving the safety of citizens.

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