On 16 February 2024, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Murat Nurtleu in Astana. The parties exchanged views on the forthcoming events planned within the framework of Kazakhstan's chairmanship of the CSTO this year.


On 14 February 2024, the CSTO Secretariat hosted an educational seminar (coaching session) on the theme: "Topical issues of Eurasian security", which was attended by heads of departments and experts of the CSTO Secretariat, representatives of the scientific community, as well as students and postgraduates of political science departments of leading Russian universities, including winners of the A.E. Snesarev Prize in Geopolitics and Military Science.


On 14 February 2024, Chief of the Joint Staff of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, Colonel-General Andrei Nikolayevich Serdyukov, held a briefing on the subject: "Main tasks of joint training of the CSTO collective security system's command and control bodies and formations of forces and means for 2024". Representatives of the press services of the defense departments and mass media of the CSTO member states took part in the event via videoconferencing.


On 7 February, participants in a meeting of the chairmen of the committees (commissions) of the parliaments of the CSTO member states, with jurisdiction over international relations, defense and security issues visited the CSTO Joint Staff.


On 7 February, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

The CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas took part in the OSCE ministerial meeting in Stockholm and in the course of the discussion spoke on the situation in Afghanistan


WhatsApp Image 2021-12-02 at 18.04.06.jpegOn December 2 to 3, 2021, by the invitation of the Chairperson-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde, the CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas participated in the 28th meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council and in the Ministerial meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the CSTO member States held “as margin notes” of the OSCE CFM by the initiative of the Armenian Chairmanship.

In the course of the meeting, Stanislav Zas also spoke about the implications of development in Afghanistan for the OSCE region. "As margin notes” of the OSCE CFM, he had a working meeting with the OSCE Secretary General Helga Schmid, during which the two parties discussed prospects for interaction between the two regional organizations.

The CSTO Secretary General also discussed current issues of cooperation development in the CSTO format in a series of bilateral meetings with the foreign ministers of the CSTO member States.

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