On 13 November 2023, the XVI meeting of the Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization's Consultative Coordination Centre for Responding to Computer Incidents (CSTO CCC) was held in Moscow, with the participation of leading experts and representatives of the national authorized bodies for Responding to Computer Incidents of the CSTO member states.
A meeting of the CSTO Collective Security Council was held in Minsk on 23 November.
The heads of states have discussed in detail current problems of international and regional security and the main results of the activities of the CSTO during the inter-sessional period.
A meeting of the heads of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member states under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has begun in Minsk in the narrow format.
On 22 November 2023, in Minsk, a joint meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers, the Council of Defense Ministers and the Committee of Secretaries of the Security Councils of the CSTO was held. Representatives of the Republic of Armenia did not take part in the meeting.
In accordance with the Action Plan for the implementation of the decisions of the November 20-22 session of the CSTO CSC and the fulfilment of the priority areas of the Organization’s activities, two documents relevant to the stabilization of the situation in the South Caucasus have been developed so far under the chairmanship of the Republic of Belarus.
Special Forces formations from the CSTO СRRF take part in the "Interaction-2022" training04.10.2022
The active phase of the CSTO "Interaction-2022" command-staff training began at the Center for Combat and Methodological Training of Special Forces of the National Guard of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Almaty Region), in which contingents from the Special Forces formations from the CSTO СRRF are taking part.
The theme of this training is "Preparation and conduct of a joint operation to localize an armed conflict in the Central Asian region of collective security”.
Units from the CSTO member States - the Republic of Belarus, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Tajikistan assigned to the CRRF formations of special forces are participating in the training. The main purpose is to increase the level of field training and coherence of the activities of formations of forces and means of the collective security system, to develop and master new forms, ways of carrying out tasks according to their mission, as well as modern models of weapons, military and special equipment, special means.
The head of the training, Deputy Commander of the National Guard, Major General Baurzhan Abzhanov, noted at the opening ceremony that “Interaction-2022” was aimed at improving the practical skills of command and control officials in commanding groups of forces (Collective Forces) of the CSTO, and improving the coordination of forces and means of the collective security system in joint operations to ensure military security in the Central Asian region and neutralize external threats.
- Our joint trainings are taking place at a difficult time. Unfortunately, the world today is confronted on a daily basis with modern challenges that pose a real threat to civilians and society. All this requires from the CSTO member states coordinated and collective measures to ensure the security of our countries and the region as a whole.
I would like to note that the choice of the venue for the training is not accidental. Our Center for Combat and Methodological Training of Special Purpose, which was opened in 2016, has all the conditions, and we have sufficient experience to conduct such trainings," Baurzhan Sadykovich noted in his speech.
Since the establishment of the Center, five large-scale events have been held, including two of an international nature (the international training within the CSTO "Cobalt-2018” and the second meeting of the CIS interior ministers in 2020). Three of them are of republican level (operational-tactical trainings "Kaisar-2016", "Kaisar-2021", "Alan-2022").
Active phase of training takes place on October 3-7, during which the headquarters will work out algorithms of decisions when performing a set of tasks of a single group of forces against the background of the created and developing situation, which will allow to achieve coordinated action of military authorities in the organization of joint operation.Joint press center of the CSTO training