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Russia is ready for international cooperation to combat terrorism, extremism, uncontrolled migration, illicit drugs trafficking as well as for collaboration on data security, President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.GROZNY (Sputnik) — Russia is ready for international cooperation to combat terrorism, extremism, uncontrolled migration, illicit drugs trafficking as well as for collaboration on data security, President Vladimir Putin said in a greeting note to the participants of the seventh international security officials meeting in Chechnya on Tuesday.
The Russian president's greeting address was read by Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev.
"You will be discussing topical issues, concerning, without exaggeration, the interests of every country in the world. They are, above all, issues related to combating terrorism and violent extremism, transnational crimes and illegal migration, combating illicit drug trafficking, and establishing information security," the address reads.
According to Putin's message, the growing interest to this annual meeting signals a serious intention to strengthen cooperation in countering global challenges and threats, as well as to develop consolidated approaches in the area of international and regional security.
"I would like to emphasize that Russia is ready for close international cooperation on these issues, both bilaterally and in various multilateral formats," the message continues.
Putin also expressed confidence that the results of this meeting would be supported by many and put into practice.
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