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The concept of cooperation of state members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in fight against terrorism, separatism and extremism

It is approved by the decision of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, the Chinese President Hu Jintao, the acting president of Kyrgyzstan Kurmanbek Bakiev, the President of Tajikistan Emomalii Rakhmonov, the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov on July 5, 2005 in Astana

State members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (further - gosudarstvachlena of SCO), accept the Concept of cooperation of state members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in fight against terrorism, separatism and extremism (further - the Concept) which is basis for development of the approved strategy and system of measures to combat terrorism, separatism and extremism as they are determined in the Shanghai convention on fight against terrorism, separatism and extremism of June 15, 2001, within the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (further - SCO). This Concept determines main objectives, tasks, the principles, the directions and forms of cooperation of state members of SCO in fight against terrorism, separatism and extremism, and also the mechanism of its realization.

I. General provisions

State members of SCO recognize that terrorism, separatism and extremism: pose threat to international peace and safety, interfere with development of friendship between the states, and also to implementation of basic rights and human freedoms;

threaten territorial integrity and safety of gosudarstvchlen of SCO, and also their political, economic and social stability;

cannot be justified under no circumstances, irrespective of their motives, and persons and the organizations guilty of making of such acts shall be made responsible.

State members of SCO are convinced that the main center of regulation of the international relations and development of cooperation in the field of ensuring the international security is the United Nations.

State members of SCO confirm the commitment to the purposes and the principles of Articles of organization of the United Nations, to other conventional principles and rules of international law concerning maintenance of international peace, safety and development good-neighbourhood and friendship and also cooperation between the states.

State members of SCO intend to participate actively in the anti-terrorist events held both under the auspices of the UN and within the regional organizations. Need and extent of such participation will be commensurated with their national interests and the international obligations.

State members of SCO intend to take all feasible measures on fight against terrorism, separatism and extremism on space of SCO and not to grant shelter to persons, persons accused or suspects of making of such acts.

State members of SCO consider fight against terrorism, as and consider the major foreign policy task separatism and extremism within SCO that development of additional mechanisms of international cooperation in this area shall become adequate measure for building-up and upgrade of potential of quick anti-recessionary response and to promote effective joint use of the opening opportunities and counteraction to new challenges and threats.

State members of SCO recognize that fight against terrorism, separatism and extremism on space of SCO by own forces has for them priority value.

II. Main objectives, tasks and cooperative principles

1. Main objectives of cooperation are:

ensuring protection of state members of SCO, the citizens and other persons which are in their territory from threats of terrorism, separatism and extremism; development of anti-terrorist potential of state members of SCO.

2. The main objectives of cooperation are:

development of general approaches of state members of SCO to fight against terrorism,

separatism and extremism;

enhancement of the legal basis of cooperation, and also development and harmonization of legislations of state members of SCO in the field of fight against terrorism, separatism and extremism;

identification and elimination of the reasons and conditions promoting terrorism, separatism and extremism and also liquidation of their effects in the territories of state members of SCO;

the prevention and suppression of terrorism, separatism and extremism in the territories of state members of SCO;

counteraction to financing in any forms of terrorism, separatism and extremism;

increase in efficiency of interaction of competent authorities of state members of SCO according to the prevention, identification, suppression and investigation of terrorism, separatism and extremism, identification and suppression of organization activity and persons involved in them;

assistance to strengthening of the international anti-terrorist cooperation, to creation in the world of the atmosphere of complete unacceptance of terrorism, separatism and extremism.

3. In achievement of main objectives and the solution of the main objectives of cooperation in fight against terrorism, separatism and extremism state members of SCO are guided by the following principles:

respect for the conventional principles and rules of international law;

mutual trust;

mutual respect of sovereignty, equality and territorial integrity;

non-admission of application of practice of "double standards" in international efforts on fight against terrorism, separatism and extremism;

mutual recognition of act of terrorism, separatism and extremism is not dependent on whether the corresponding act includes the legislation of state members of SCO in the same category of crimes or whether it describes it by means of the same terms;

uncompromising stand of fight and inevitability of punishment of persons and the organizations for terrorism, separatism and extremism;

integrated approach to fight against terrorism, separatism and extremism with use of preventive, legal, political, social and economic, propaganda and other measures;

inadmissibility of giving to fight against terrorism of confessional and other coloring;

failure to provide in any form of support to the organizations and persons involved in terrorist, separatist and extremist activities;

failure to provide shelter to persons involved in terrorist, separatist and extremist activities;

unity of approaches to possibility of application of adequate measures in case of safety hazards to state members of SCO from terrorism, separatism and extremism;

ensuring the mutual information security of the closed nature received in the course of cooperation;

recognition of priority of joint decisions concerning fight against terrorism, separatism and extremism.

III. Main directions of cooperation

The main directions of cooperation are:

1. Forming of single policy of state members of SCO in the field of fight against terrorism, separatism, extremism and implementation of interstate coordination of these activities.

2. Development of single approaches to the termination of activities of the terrorist, separatist and extremist organizations which are prohibited in state members of SCO, including to creation of the single list of such organizations, with the subsequent confiscation of their property and financial resources.

3. Ensuring development and realization of anti-terrorist potential of state members of SCO.

4. Ensuring inevitability of punishment for terrorism, separatism and extremism.

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