The CSTO Secretary General informed the UN, the OSCE and the SCO about the peacekeeping operation in the Republic of Kazakhstan

07.01.2022

On January 6, 2022, the CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas, on behalf of the CSTO Collective Security Council, informed the UN about the peacekeeping operation in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Stanislav Zas sent a letter to the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, which stated that “based on the appeal of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, in view of the threat to national security and the sovereignty of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and guided by Articles 2 and 4 of the Collective Security Treaty, the CSTO Collective Security Council decided to conduct a peacekeeping operation on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan by forces and means of the CSTO Troops (Collective Forces)”.

Stanislav Zas also sent letters to the OSCE Secretary General Helga Schmid and the SCO Secretary General Zhang Min, in which he informed international organizations about the decision taken by the CSTO CSC to conduct a peacekeeping operation in the Republic of Kazakhstan and send military contingents of the CSTO member States for a limited period of time.

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The CSTO Press Secretary                         

Vladimir Zaynetdinov

+7 495-795-27-10

+7 495-621-33-23

odkb-pressa@gov.ru


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