Members of the Coordination Council of the Heads of the Competent Authorities for Countering the Illicit Drug Trafficking confirmed the need to further unite efforts in order to comprehensively influence the drug environment
The CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas held telephone conversations with the secretaries of the Security Councils of the CSTO member states on the situation with the coronavirus pandemic in the Organization’s area of responsibility
During the conversation, an exchange of views took place on the epidemiological situation in each state that is part of the Organization. The measures taken to counteract the spread of coronavirus, as well as minimize its consequences were discussed.
It was noted that all countries, except the Republic of Tajikistan, came to the stage of peak indicators of the spread of the epidemic, while the situation was difficult but controlled everywhere. “The effectiveness of such control is achieved by the timely application of restrictive and preventive measures taken by governments, health authorities, sanitary and epidemiological inspection service and the competent authorities of the CSTO member states,” Stanislav Zas said. He drew attention to the fact that in the Republic of Tajikistan until now not a single case of infection with coronavirus has been officially recorded.,
The conversation took place with the secretaries of the Security Councils of the CSTO member states: the Republic of Armenia - Armen Grigoryan, the Republic of Belarus - Andrei Ravkov, the Republic of Kazakhstan - Asset Issekeshev, the Kyrgyz Republic - Damir Sagynbaev, the Russian Federation - Nikolai Patrushev, the Republic of Tajikistan - Nasrullo Mahmudzoda.
The CSTO Secretary General said that the partners in conversation agreed to continue consultations in order to develop collective response measures in the event of a sharp deterioration in the epidemiological situation in the CSTO area of responsibility.
The CSTO Press Secretary Vladimir Zaynetdinov