Putin listed the security threats in the CIS

Vladimir Putin

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin called attempts by external forces to influence the internal political situation among the main threats to security in the CIS. The corresponding statement he made on Wednesday, April 5, at the meeting with heads of security bodies of the Commonwealth countries, reports TASS.

“This organized crime and drug trafficking. This, incidentally, and corruption, and the influence of external forces that somehow try to influence the internal political situations in our countries”, — Putin said, listing the problems facing the members of the CIS calls. Among the main threats it is also called terrorism.

Addressing the participants of the meeting, Putin stressed that it faces “very difficult task, diverse”. “I am very pleased to note that the cooperation established and effectively developed,” — concluded the Russian President.

Earlier Wednesday it was reported that Putin announced the availability of terrorist threat for almost all CIS countries. According to him, “almost every” Commonwealth country is a potential target for terrorist attacks.

Monday, April 3, there was a terrorist attack in the subway of St. Petersburg. In the train on the stretch from “Sennaya square” to the “Technological Institute” explosive device. The number of victims is 14. A criminal case under article “Terrorist act”.

In 2016 on the elimination of preparing attacks groups reported to the security services of several countries of the CIS. So, in October in Alma-ATA was detained three people in the summer as a result of the special operation to neutralize terrorists in West Kazakhstan and Aktobe regions.