On December 20, 2004, a meeting of the leadership of the Organization with ambassadors of the SCO member countries accredited in Uzbekistan, with the participation of the SCO National Coordinator from the Republic of Uzbekistan, the deputy Minister of Foreign Affaires, Nyematov I.T., was held at the office of the Executive Committee of the RATS SCO.
By the invitation of organizers of the first session representatives of Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Byelorussia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan on counteracting legalization of criminal incomes and terrorism financing, which took place on December 8, 2004 in Moscow, the deputy Director of the Executive Committee of the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization took part in it.
The problem of international terrorism now named «plague of 21st century» has excited minds of humanity for a long time and become a corner stone of cooperation of the various states and the international organizations in all fields of activity.
Hu Jintao and V.V.Putin about fighting with terrorism and the role of the SCO in strengthening the regional security
On October 2004 during an official visit of the President of the Russian Federation, V.V. Putin, to the People's Republic of China the Chairman of the PRC, Hu Jintao, and the President of the RF, V.V.Putin, stated that international terrorism, separatism and extremism posed a serious threat and threatened to stability of the entire world.
On October 28, 2004, another session of the Council of the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (RATS SCO) was held in Tashkent. The representatives of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the People’s Republic of China, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Uzbekistan took part in it.
About meeting of the Director of the EC RATS SCO with the Director of Chinese ethnic and religious Researching Center, He Xiquan
On October 11, 2004, a meeting of the Director of the EC RATS SCO, Kasimov V.T., with the Director of ethnic and religious Researching Center of the People’s Republic of China, He Xiquan - the head of delegation of the Chinese academy of modern international relations – took place in Tashkent.
About visit of the KNB deputy Chairmen of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Karbuzov K.D., to the EC RATS SCO
On Sept.26 of this year a visit of the deputy Chairmen of the National Security Committee (KNB) of the Republic of Kazakhstan, General-Major Karbuzov K.D., to Tashkent took place, in particular, to the office of Public Prosecutor of the Republic of Uzbekistan upon joint work of competent services of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in investigating the resent events in Tashkent (the act of terrorism on July 30, 2004).
By strongly condemning the recent acts of terrorism in Russia connected with explosion in Moscow and taken hostages in the North Osetiya the Chairmen of the PRC, Hu Jintao, confirmed that the government of China was against terrorism in any forms and strongly condemned the happened acts of terrorism towards innocent peaceful people. China firmly supports all efforts of Russia in fighting with terrorism, protecting the state security and lives of the population.
On September 23, 2004, the meeting of the Council of the SCO Government Heads (Prime Ministers) was held in Bishkek, where the issues of the economic integration of the SCO member countries were discussed as well as the budget of the permanent SCO bodies, including the Executive Committee of the RATS SCO, on 2005 fiscal year was passed.
On September 8, 2004, а meeting of the first deputy Director of FSB of Russia, Smirnov S.M., and the first deputy Chairman of SNB of Uzbekistan, Shamshiev R.S., with the Director and the other personnel of the Executive Committee of the RATS SCO was held in the building of the Executive Committee of the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.