A solemn event dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Collective Security Treaty and the 15th anniversary of the creation of the CSTO took place in Vienna

20.06.2017 June 20, this year. A ceremonial event was held in Vienna to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the Collective Security Treaty and the 15th anniversary of the Collective Security Treaty Organization. It was organized by the Representation of the Russian Federation at the OSCE.

  Heads of diplomatic missions, Permanent Representatives of the CSTO member states, senior staff of the OSCE Secretariat, representative offices of international organizations (UN, IAEA, etc.) at the OSCE attended the reception held on this occasion.

   They were shown a documentary and slides on the anniversary of the CSTO.

    The reception was held in Vienna to attend the Forum for Security Cooperation (held under the four-month Russian chairmanship at the FSC) Deputy Secretary General of the CSTO Valery Semerikov, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Republic of Belarus OSCE Roman Romanovsky. They told about the history of the creation of the CSTO, the stages of the formation of the Organization, its potential in combating traditional and new threats and challenges, the priorities of the Belarusian presidency of the CSTO, etc.

      The primary importance of the CSTO in ensuring security and stability in the region of the Organization’s responsibility was noted. The attention was focused on the need for close cooperation of the Organization with the OSCE and other international organizations in all areas of activity related to ensuring security in the Eurasian space.

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CSTO spokesman Vladimir Zainetdinov

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