Collective Security Council
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
The List of additional measures aimed at reducing tensions in the Tajik-Afghan border was approved. It contains a set of measures to increase the effectiveness of joint counteraction to extremist, terrorist and drug threats emanating from the territory of Afghanistan.
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
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
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