Consultations were held in Moscow on the agenda of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly
On September 6, 2018 in Moscow in accordance with the Consultation Plan on foreign policy, security and defense issues for the second half of 2018 - first half of 2019, consultations were held on representatives of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the CSTO member states on the agenda of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly .
The consultations were attended by the heads of relevant departments of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, the permanent representatives of the member states of the CSTO, representatives of the embassies of the member states of the Organization, the staff of the CSTO Secretariat.
The participants in the consultations stated the significance and necessity of close interaction of the CSTO member states in the UN. The central place in the exchanges was occupied by the issues of practical cooperation of the delegations of the CSTO member states, their priorities during the 73rd session of the UNGA, the situation in Afghanistan, anti-terrorism and peacemaking work in the UN. In addition, they discussed the preparation of joint statements that are planned to be made at the UN General Assembly.
In general, the exchange of opinions held at the consultations contributed to the coordination of the positions of the CSTO member states on the agenda items of the 73rd session of the UNGA. The participants in the consultations confirmed the desire to further deepen coordination and practical cooperation within the UN, including at the level of permanent representatives of the CSTO member states to the UN.
CSTO spokesman Vladimir Zainetdinov
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