UN Calling Asia: Focus on Terrorism, Interfaith Dialogue and Financial Systems: Petko Draganov
NEW YORK -
Terrorist groups are actively recruiting fighters in Central Asian countries, according to a senior UN official in the region. The UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) says it is working with regional governments to prevent groups like ISIL and the Taliban in Afghanistan from finding new recruits. Petko Draganov is the Head of the Centre which is based in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan.
Elena Vapnitchnaia asked him about the threat of terrorist groups in the region on UN Radio. The interview is part of a feature on UN Calling Asia: focus on terrorism, interfaith dialogue and financial systems.