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    Russian President Vladimir Putin emphasized the importance of boosting the SCO security mechanism.

    TASHKENT (Sputnik) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the potential of the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (RATS SCO) should be enhanced.

    "Of course, the main direction of our common activities is the provision of common security at the SCO area. It is necessary to continue strengthening of the regional anti-terrorist structure's potential in future and to enhance coordination of law enforcement agencies within the framework of the United Nations and other international organizations," Putin said at the meeting of SCO presidents.

    He added that it was necessary to speed up the preparations of the SCO anti-terror convention.

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