Seven Islamic State members preparing terror acts in Moscow and St. Petersburg have been detained in the city of Ekaterinburg in the Urals Region, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said. The leader of the group came to Russia from Turkey.
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Shamshad Akhtar, who arrived in the capital of Turkmenistan.
A regular action on destruction of narcotics and smuggled tobacco products was held in Akhal province of Turkmenistan. The smuggled goods were seized by Turkmenistan’s law enforcement and military agencies during special operations.