Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday has submitted an agreement between Russia and China on cooperation against terrorism, separatism and extremism for ratification by parliament, according to the State Duma's electronic database.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov was appointed the official representative of the president in the State Duma and the Federation Council for the ratification procedure.
The agreement between Russia and the People's Republic of China was signed in Beijing on September 27, 2010. It envisions the development of bilateral cooperation in counterterrorism strategy, including joint measures for prevention, detection and suppression of terror activities. It stipulates an exchange of data concerning terrorist organizations, their proposed operations, the sources of financing, as well as information about illegal use of explosives, weapons and ammunition.
The agreement is aimed at strengthening of Russia-China cooperation against terrorism based on the Shanghai Convention on Combating Terrorism, Separatism and Extremism, signed on June 15, 2001, and the SCO Convention Against Terrorism, singed on June 16, 2009, in Yekaterinburg.