The 23rd meeting of the Military Committee on military cooperation development among the CSTO member states under the supervision of the Chairman of the Military Committee, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation - First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, Army General Valery Gerasimov, took place today via videoconferencing.


From April 8 to 11, 2024, the XXI International Seminar-Meeting on Combined Martial Arts with the heads of combat and physical training of the security ministries and agencies of the CSTO member states took place at the Park Hotel "Horizon", Odintsovo District, Moscow Region.

The event was addressed by Gennady Troislit, the Deputy Head of the Organizational and Planning Department of the CSTO Secretariat, and Oleg Ufimtsev, the President of the Russian Federation of Combined Martial Arts.


On 10 April 2024, the 39th meeting of the Working Group on Afghanistan under the CSTO Ministerial Council was held with the participation of the Acting CSTO Deputy Secretary General Samat Ordabaev and the CSTO Deputy Secretary General Taalatbek Masadykov. The event was also attended by delegations of the Organization’s member states, the Secretariat of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly and representatives of the UN CTO, the UNRCCA, the CIS ATC, the Coordination Service of the CIS Council of Commanders of Border Troops, the SCO RATS and the ICRC.


On 8 April 2024, at the CSTO Secretariat, Imangali Tasmagambetov, the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, held a working meeting with Roza Otunbayeva, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Afghanistan and Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).

The CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas is going to visit the Republic of Kazakhstan to meet with the country's top political and military leadership


On March 9-10, this year, the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization Stanislav Zas will visit the Republic of Kazakhstan. In the course of the visit he will meet with the Ministers of Defense and Foreign Affairs, as well as the Secretary of the Security Council.

As expected, the CSTO Secretary General will be received by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.

In the course of the upcoming meetings, Stanislav Zas will inform about the planned activities to implement the decisions (December 2020) of the CSC session and the implementation of the priority areas proposed by the Republic of Tajikistan for the period of the chairmanship in the Organization in 2021.

Along with this, it is expected that the situation in the Central Asian region of collective security, issues of coordination of the foreign policy activities of the CSTO member states will be discussed.

The parties will discuss preparations for the upcoming in April and May of this year regular meetings of the statutory bodies.


The CSTO Press Secretary    Vladimir Zaynetdinov




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