04.07.2020

4f7a1b04-604b-4b73-b8de-96ca6de16e3d.jpgOn July 3, Minsk hosted celebrations dedicated to the Independence Day of the Republic of Belarus, in which the CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas took part. On July 2, he attended a solemn meeting dedicated to this holiday with the participation of the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko. On July 3 he laid flowers at the Victory Monument. 

Also the celebrations were attended by the Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee Sergey Lebedev, the State Secretary of the Union State of the Republic of Belarus and Russia Grigory Rapota and the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Mikhail Myasnikovich.. 

The ceremonies were attended by the ambassadors of the CSTO member states.

Stanislav Zas also held talks with the heads of power structures of the Republic of Belarus on issues of interaction in the CSTO format. 

The Independence Day of the Republic of Belarus (the Republic Day) is the main holiday of Belarusian statehood. It is celebrated annually on July 3 in honor of the liberation of the capital of the Republic of Belarus Minsk from Nazi invaders in 1944.

The decision to celebrate the Independence Day on July 3 was made during a republican referendum in 1996.

On the Independence Day, the Days of several Belarusian cities are also celebrated.


29.06.2020
Expositions dedicated to the work of Soviet diplomats upon the years of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, the life of a foreign diplomatic corps during the evacuation period, and also the contribution of the Union Republics of the USSR (now the CSTO member states) to the Great Victory were deployed as margin notes of the event. 

UN General Assembly adopts Resolution on Strengthening UN-CSTO Cooperation

26.07.2019 ООН, 26 июля - РИА Новости. Генеральная Ассамблея ООН приняла Резолюцию об углублении сотрудничества ООН и Организации Договора о коллективно безопасности. Согласно документу, ГА призывает ООН и ОДКБ "продолжить взаимодействие в интересах последовательной и всеобъемлющей реализации глобальной контртеррористической стратегии ООН".

Авторы резолюции призывают специализированные учреждения системы ООН и ОДКБ "к углублению сотрудничества и координации", а также к развитию прямых контактов в интересных для обеих сторон областях.
Двум организациям рекомендовано наращивать взаимодействие в области поддержания мира. Резолюция также призывает генсеков ООН и ОДКБ и впредь проводить регулярные консультации в рамках двусторонних встреч и различных форумов.

UN, July 26 - RIA News.

The UN General Assembly adopted a Resolution on deepening cooperation between the UN and the Collective Security Treaty Organization. According to the document, the General Assembly calls on the UN and the CSTO to "continue to cooperate in the interests of the consistent and comprehensive implementation of the UN global counter-terrorism strategy." 

The authors of the resolution call on the specialized agencies of the UN and CSTO "to deepen cooperation and coordination", as well as to develop direct contacts in areas of interest to both parties.

It was recommended to increase interaction in the field of peacekeeping for both organization. The resolution also calls on the UN and CSTO Secretary Generals to continue to hold regular consultations in bilateral meetings and various forums.



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