On 20 September 2023, in Bishkek, an international conference on combating terrorism and extremism was held. The event was organized by the State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Anti-Terrorist Centre of the CIS member states.
In accordance with the CSTO CCBCD Plan of Basic Activities for 2023, a subregional anti-drug operation "Channel-Perekhvat" was carried out in the territory of the CSTO member states from 11 to 15 September, this year, with a view to suppressing channels for the flow of drugs, their precursors and analogues and new psychoactive and potent substances into the CSTO region of responsibility, neutralizing international transnational drug groups, eliminating clandestine drug production and undermining the economic foundations of the drug business, including the legalization of drug proceeds. The subregional anti-drug operation "Channel-Perekhvat" was carried out in order to legalize drug profits.
The CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on 14 September 2023.
Within the framework of the chairmanship of the Republic of Belarus in the Collective Security Treaty Organization, a regular Coordination Meeting of Chief Narcologists of the CSTO member states was held in Minsk on 7 September 2023.
On 6 September 2023, in Bishkek, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Jeenbek Kulubayev, the Minister of Defense Baktybek Bekbolotov and the Secretary of the country's Security Council Marat Imankulov to discuss topical issues in preparation for the upcoming meetings of the Organization's statutory bodies - the Collective Security Council, the Council of Foreign Ministers, the Council of Defense Ministers and the Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils.
CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas met with UN Under-Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations - Head of the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix22.06.2021
June 22, 2021, a working meeting of the CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas took place in Moscow with the UN Deputy Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations - Head of the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix, who arrived in the Russian capital on a visit.
Stanislav Zas noted that the UN is the main international partner of the CSTO. "This is determined both by the unique position of the World Organization and the coincidence of the basic principles and goals of the UN and the CSTO, including equality and self-determination of peoples, maintaining international peace and security, and taking effective collective measures to prevent and eliminate threats to peace," he said. Interaction in conducting peacekeeping operations is regarded as one of the most important practical directions of cooperation with the UN in the long term, the CSTO Secretary General stressed.
Stanislav Zas and Jean-Pierre Lacroix exchanged assessments regarding the compliance of the peacekeeping practices of the CSTO member states with the requirements and standards of the UN, including the creation of a mechanism for the involvement of the CSTO peacekeeping forces in the UN peacekeeping activities. Jean-Pierre Lacroix's attention was drawn to the high level of professional, technical and staff readiness of the CSTO Peacekeeping Forces, the constant process of improving their structure, composition and readiness.
The parties expressed their readiness for further productive contacts on issues of mutual practical interest.