Collective Security Council

The CSTO Collective Security Council adopted the Declaration and Statement on the Formation of a Just and Sustainable World Order
The session of the Collective Security Council will be held via videoconferencing on December 2. The day before meetings of the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs and the Council of Ministers of Defense of the CSTO will be held in the on-line format
The President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko held a meeting with the CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas
The CSTO Secretary General sent greetings to heads of CSTO member states on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory in the Great Patriotic War
Kommersant: "The troops are ready for peace. The CSTO Chairmanship has passed from Kyrgyzstan to Russia."
The CSTO Collective Security Council in Bishkek at its November 28 session adopted a Statement on interaction and cooperation to strengthen international and regional security, approved the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy Implementation Plan
President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbay Jeenbekov met with the CSTO Acting Secretary General Valery Semerikov in Bishkek
The CSTO Collective Security Council session and a joint meeting of the CFMA, CMD, CSTO CSSC will be held in Bishkek on November 27-28
11.03.2019
The CSTO Secretariat held a meeting of the Acting Secretary General of the CSTO Valery Semerikov with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Tajikistan to the Russian Federation
16.11.2018
Aman Mambetseitov, Plenipotentiary Representative of the Kyrgyz Republic to the CSTO, was elected Chairman of the Permanent Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization.


Collective Security Council in accordance with Article 13 of the CSTO Charter is the highest body of the Organization. The Council considers the fundamental issues of the Organization’s activities and makes decisions aimed at the realization of its goals and objectives, as well as ensures the coordination and joint activities of the Member States to achieve these goals. The Council includes heads of member states. Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Ministers of Defense, Secretaries of Security Councils of Member States, the Secretary General of the Organization, Plenipotentiary Representatives of Member States to the Organization and invited persons can take part in meetings of the Council. The Council has the right to establish, on a permanent or temporary basis, the working and subsidiary bodies of the Organization. The Chairman of the Council (hereinafter - the Chairman) is the head of state on whose territory the regular session of the Council is held, unless the Council decides otherwise. His rights and obligations remain with him until the next regular session of the Council.
   
Composition of the Collective Security Council:   
   
Acting Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Vovaevich Pashinyan
President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander G. Lukashenko   
President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev     
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Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia N.V. PASHINYAN
“The organization is very important for Armenia, and its essence is important for us. Our goal is to enhance the credibility of the CSTO not only in a political but also in a military-strategic sense, and I hope that we will be able to achieve this goal. ”
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President of the Republic of Belarus A.G. LUKASHENKO
“We have to do, and we will do it - we will strengthen the CSTO, and in the near future we will take very important steps that will talk about strengthening our Organization”
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President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N.A. NAZARBAYEV
"Kazakhstan as the CSTO chairman will take all necessary measures and efforts to ensure the ongoing development of our Organization"
President of the Kyrgyz Republic S.N. JAPAROV
“The CSTO plays an important role in ensuring peace and stability in its area of responsibility. Further coordinated and decisive action is needed to counter terrorism”
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President of the Russian Federation V.V. PUTIN
“Together with our allies, we must strengthen the capabilities of the Collective Security Treaty Organization. CSTO is ready to fulfill its mission as a guarantor of stability in the Eurasian space "
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President of the Republic of Tajikistan E. RAHMON 
“We attach great importance to enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of the Collective Security Treaty Organization”