On March 28, 2023, a meeting of the International Headquarters of the CSTO regional operation "Illegal" was held under the chairmanship of the Secretary of the Coordination Council of the Heads of the Competent Authorities of the CSTO Member States on Combating Illegal Migration, Lieutenant General of Police Valentina Kazakova, Head of the Main Department of the Interior Ministry of Russia.

In the period from 27 to 30 March 2023, at the Management Academy of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs, the training on management of units included in the formations of special forces of the CSTO CRRF in carrying out special operations is held for representatives of the senior staff of law enforcement agencies and special services of the CSTO member states.


The Agreement on jurisdiction and legal assistance in cases of temporary stay of formations of the collective security system on the territories of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member states entered into force and was signed by the members of the CSTO Collective Security Council in Dushanbe on September 16, 2021.

The CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas, who is in the Republic of Armenia at the head of the CSTO mission, met with the Acting Foreign Minister Vahe Gevorgyan


 On September 23 this year, Head of the CSTO Mission, Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization Stanislav Zas met with the Deputy Minister - Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia in Yerevan. The two sides have discussed the current situation in the country.

 The sides discussed the current situation and the necessary joint measures of political and diplomatic nature aimed at reducing tension in the region.

 The CSTO mission arrived in the Republic of Armenia in accordance with the decision of the extraordinary meeting of the CSTO Collective Security Council on September 13. The mission is composed of representatives of the CSTO member states, who are members of the Organization's working bodies.

The mission is tasked to assess the existing situation, prepare a detailed report to the heads of the CSTO member states on the situation in the region, and elaborate proposals on de-escalation of tension in certain areas on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan.


CSTO Press Secretary Vladimir Zaynetdinov



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