On 20 September 2023, in Bishkek, an international conference on combating terrorism and extremism was held. The event was organized by the State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Anti-Terrorist Centre of the CIS member states.
In accordance with the CSTO CCBCD Plan of Basic Activities for 2023, a subregional anti-drug operation "Channel-Perekhvat" was carried out in the territory of the CSTO member states from 11 to 15 September, this year, with a view to suppressing channels for the flow of drugs, their precursors and analogues and new psychoactive and potent substances into the CSTO region of responsibility, neutralizing international transnational drug groups, eliminating clandestine drug production and undermining the economic foundations of the drug business, including the legalization of drug proceeds. The subregional anti-drug operation "Channel-Perekhvat" was carried out in order to legalize drug profits.
The CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on 14 September 2023.
Within the framework of the chairmanship of the Republic of Belarus in the Collective Security Treaty Organization, a regular Coordination Meeting of Chief Narcologists of the CSTO member states was held in Minsk on 7 September 2023.
On 6 September 2023, in Bishkek, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Jeenbek Kulubayev, the Minister of Defense Baktybek Bekbolotov and the Secretary of the country's Security Council Marat Imankulov to discuss topical issues in preparation for the upcoming meetings of the Organization's statutory bodies - the Collective Security Council, the Council of Foreign Ministers, the Council of Defense Ministers and the Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils.
The CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov expressed condolences to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan in connection with the tragic death of Armenian servicemen during a fire on the night of January 1919.01.2023
Dear Nikol Vovaevich,
On behalf of the CSTO Secretariat and myself, I express my sincere condolences in connection with the death of 15 servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia as a result of a fire that occurred in a military unit on the night of January 19, 2023 in the Gegharkunik region.
We received the news of the tragic death of the servicemen with deep sorrow. We share with the families, relatives and friends of the victims the bitterness of irreparable loss that has befallen them and convey words of support at this difficult time for them. We wish the injured and wounded a speedy recovery.
The CSTO Secretary General