CIS Urged To Guard Against Unrest

Media Coverage | February 20, 2009

The Russian-led Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) should prepare for possible instability as the economic outlook darkens, a counter-terrorism official said.

Andrei Novikov, head of the CIS Anti-Terrorism Centre, added that nowhere in the world was safe from dangers like suicide bombers but it was clear that economic development or the lack of it in places like Afghanistan affected regional stability.