Separate sections of the Plan deal with the crisis response, the CSTO peacekeeping activities, as well as measures to reduce tensions in the Tajik-Afghan border area. Stanislav Zas stressed that the document provided for the approval of the draft CSTO Special Interstate Policy for strengthening sections of the Tajik-Afghan Border.
The issues of holding meetings of the CSTO statutory bodies in 2021 and trainings of the Collective Forces on the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan were discussed. The CSTO Secretary General and the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Tajikistan have discussed the situation in the Central Asian region and the implementation of measures to reduce tensions in the Tajik-Afghan border area.
The parties have discussed the holding of a meeting of the CSTO Council of Defense Ministers in Dushanbe this spring, military, military-technical and military-economic cooperation in the CSTO format and the implementation of the priorities of the Tajik side in these areas.
The implementation of the priorities of the Tajik side in the field of countering modern challenges and threats during the presidency in the Organization in 2021 was discussed
The CSTO delegation took part in the session of the OPCW Conference
From November 30 to December 1, 2020, the first part of the 25th session of the Conference of the member states to the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Convention was held. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event was held in a mixed format: along with the personal attendance of a limited number of delegates in the hall of the “World Forum” Conference Center in The Hague, Netherlands, where it was held, online participation was practiced. For the first time, the Collective Security Treaty Organization participated in the Conference as an observer, the delegation of which was headed by the CSTO Deputy Secretary General Alymbay Sultanov.
In the course of the session, a statement on behalf of the CSTO member states that are parties to the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Convention was circulated as an official document.