On June 14, CSTO Acting Secretary General Valery Semerikov will take part in the 19th meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the SCO Member States, which will be held in Bishkek
The Working Group on Afghanistan under the CSTO Ministerial Council discussed the security threats to the CSTO member states coming from the territory of the IRA
The CSTO Secretariat hosted a meeting of the CSTO Deputy Secretary General Piotr Tsikhanouski with the Head of the Regional Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross in the Russian Federation, Belarus and Moldova Magne Bart
CSTO Secretary General Yuri Khachaturov in Qingdao took part in a meeting of top executive officials of the CIS, CSTO and SCO
CSTO Secretary General Yuri Khachaturov goes to China to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit in Qingdao and the meeting of senior administrative officials of the CSTO, CIS and SCO
On September 11, Minsk hosted a meeting of top administrative officials of three international organizations: CSTO Secretary General Nikolai Bordyuzha, CIS Executive Secretary Sergey Lebedev, and SCO Secretary General Rashid Alimov
CSTO Secretary General Nikolai Bordyuzha took part in the anniversary SCO summit in Tashkent on June 23-24, 2016
On the working meeting of deputy top executive officers of the CSTO, CIS and SCO on April 24, 2015
On the outcome of the working meeting of the highest administrative and officials of the CSTO, EurAsEC, CIS and SCO

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is a permanent intergovernmental international organisation, the creation of which was announced on 15 June 2001 in Shanghai (China) by the Republic of Kazakhstan, the People's Republic of China, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan, and the Republic of Uzbekistan. It was preceded by the Shanghai Five mechanism.
The SCO's main goals are as follows:
  • strengthening mutual trust and neighbourliness among the member states;
  • promoting their effective cooperation in politics, trade, the economy, research, technology and culture, as well as in education, energy, transport, tourism, environmental protection, and other areas;
  • making joint efforts to maintain and ensure peace, security and stability in the region;
  • and moving towards the establishment of a democratic, fair and rational new international political and economic order.
Cooperation with CSTO

A Memorandum of Understanding between the secretariats of the SCO and the CSTO was signed in Dushanbe on 5 October 2007.

The document outlines points of agreement regarding the establishment and development of relations of equal and constructive cooperation between the secretariats of the SCO and the CSTO in ensuring regional and international security and stability; countering terrorism; fighting drug trafficking; disrupting arms trafficking; combating organised transnational crime; and other areas of mutual interest.