8 Feb 2019 18:01

Russian, Abkhazian security council secretaries discuss cooperation

MOSCOW. Feb 8 (Interfax) - Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patruhev has discussed bilateral cooperation in security with his Abkhazian counterpart Mukhamed Kilba, the press service for the Russian Security Council told Interfax.

"Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and Abkhaz Security Council Secretary Mukhamed Kilba discussed stability in the region and signed the plan for cooperation between the offices of the security councils for 2019-2020 at a meeting in Moscow," the press service said.

The plan envisages "interaction between military and law enforcement agencies and security services," it said. In addition, "consultations between the ministries and the agencies of the two countries regarding the implementation of the agreement between Russia and Abkhazia on alliance and strategic partnership and the exchange of information on main areas of cooperation" are to continue under the plan.

Russian Security Council Deputy Secretary Rashid Nurgaliyev and Abkhazian Deputy Prosecutor General Eshsou Kakaliya also took part in the meeting.