On May 24, 2022, under the chairmanship of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia Suren Papikian, a meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of the Collective Security Treaty Organization was held via videoconferencing.
The defense ministers of the Republic of Belarus (Lieutenant General Viktor Khrenin), of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Colonel General Ruslan Zhaksylykov), of the Kyrgyz Republic (Lieutenant General Baktybek Bekbolotov), of the Russian Federation (Army General Sergey Shoygu), of the Republic of Tajikistan (Colonel General Sherali Mirzo), as well as the CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas and the Head of the CSTO Joint Staff - Colonel General Anatoly Sidorov participated in the meeting.
The Republic of Tajikistan
Territory of the Republic comprises 143,1 thousand square kilometers, the population on 01.01.2003 is 6.463.800. Dushanbe is the capital of Tajikistan.
According to the Constitution adopted 6 November 1994, the Republic of Tajikistan is a sovereign, democratic, legal, secular, unitary state.
The names “Republic of Tajikistan” and “Tajikistan” are equal.
The Constitution of the Republic of Tajikistan was adopted on November 6, 1994. It was amended by referendum in 1999, 2003, and 2016. The Constitution of the Republic of Tajikistan consists of 100 articles and 10 chapters.
The Majlis-i Oli (Supreme Assembly or Parliament) is the supreme representative and legislative body of the Republic of Tajikistan. It is elected for a five-year period.
In November 1994 in the Republic Municipal President of the Republic of the Tajikistan (the Head of the State and the Head of Executive branch) was elected by direct universal suffrage for a five-year term of office. The President was re-elected, as from 6 November 1999, for a further period of seven years.
The Republic of Tajikistan has signed the Collective Security Treaty of 15 May 1992 in Tashkent. It is a member of the Collective Security Treaty Organization created in 2003 on the base and in promoting cooperation within the Collective Security Treaty.On November 16, 1994 Emomali Rahmon was elected President of the Republic of Tajikistan and was re-elected in 1999, 2006, 2013, and 2020.
Since December 25, 2015, Emomali Rahmon has held the lifelong title of Founder of Peace and National Unity - Leader of the Nation.