The 23rd meeting of the Military Committee on military cooperation development among the CSTO member states under the supervision of the Chairman of the Military Committee, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation - First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, Army General Valery Gerasimov, took place today via videoconferencing.


From April 8 to 11, 2024, the XXI International Seminar-Meeting on Combined Martial Arts with the heads of combat and physical training of the security ministries and agencies of the CSTO member states took place at the Park Hotel "Horizon", Odintsovo District, Moscow Region.

The event was addressed by Gennady Troislit, the Deputy Head of the Organizational and Planning Department of the CSTO Secretariat, and Oleg Ufimtsev, the President of the Russian Federation of Combined Martial Arts.


On 10 April 2024, the 39th meeting of the Working Group on Afghanistan under the CSTO Ministerial Council was held with the participation of the Acting CSTO Deputy Secretary General Samat Ordabaev and the CSTO Deputy Secretary General Taalatbek Masadykov. The event was also attended by delegations of the Organization’s member states, the Secretariat of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly and representatives of the UN CTO, the UNRCCA, the CIS ATC, the Coordination Service of the CIS Council of Commanders of Border Troops, the SCO RATS and the ICRC.


On 8 April 2024, at the CSTO Secretariat, Imangali Tasmagambetov, the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, held a working meeting with Roza Otunbayeva, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Afghanistan and Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).

The UN experts and the CSTO Secretariat held consultations on cooperation in the field of peacekeeping via videoconferencing

The UN experts and the CSTO Secretariat held consultations on cooperation in the field of peacekeeping via videoconferencing 26.03.2021

On March 25, this year, consultations of the CSTO Secretariat representatives with specialists of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations of the UN Secretariat were held at the expert level via videoconferencing.

In the course of the consultations, an exchange of views took place on the sequence of preparation steps and carrying out of certification procedure by the UN experts of training programs on peacekeeping topics of the Military Educational and Scientific Center of the Ground Forces "Combined Arms Order of Zhukov Academy of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation", which is the basic educational and methodological organization for training personnel of the CSTO Peacekeeping Forces.

The experts also discussed issues related to the aspects of registration of the CSTO consolidated peacekeeping formations in the UN Peacekeeping Potential Preparedness System.

One of the important results of the event was the confirmation of the preparedness for further cooperation on the issues of using the CSTO peacekeeping resources in the UN peacekeeping activities.


The CSTO Press Secretary    Vladimir Zaynetdinov




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