In accordance with the Plan for joint training of command bodies and formations of the forces and means of the CSTO collective security system for 2022, a set of measures was taken to improve the readiness of special forces formations that are part of the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces (CSTO CRRF formations of special forces) for use as intended.
During the period from 2 to 5 August of this year, on the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic, tactical and special trainings with special units belonging to the CSTO CRRF formations of special forces under the code name "Cobalt-2022" were conducted in two stages.22».
The CSTO Secretariat is concerned by the information about the armed clashes that took place in Nagorno-Karabakh and resulted in human casualties. I express my deep condolences to the families and friends of the fallen servicemen. We urge the parties to the conflict to refrain from the use of force and to use only diplomatic methods to overcome their differences.
On August 3, 2022 in the Kyrgyz Republic, at the “Edelweiss” training range in Balykchy, the opening ceremony of the tactical and special training "Cobalt-2022" with the special forces formations included in the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces (CRRF) took place.
On August 2-5, this year, in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic, in accordance with the Plan of joint training of the forces and means of the CSTO collective security system, a tactical and special training with the formations of special forces included in the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces (CSTO CRRF formations of special forces) will take place.
The ХVIII meeting of the CSTO Interstate Commission on Military-Economic Cooperation was held via videoconferencing on November 27, 202027.11.2020
The meeting, which was held for the first time via videoconferencing using the capabilities of the CSTO Crisis Response Center, was chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Interstate Commission on Military-Economic Cooperation Yuri Borisov with the participation of all heads of the national parts of the Commission. The CSTO Deputy Secretary General Valery Semerikov took part in the meeting of the Commission.
The meeting participants considered the results of the activities of the Commission on the Implementation of the Decisions of the ХVII Interstate Commission on Military-Economic Cooperation meeting, which took place in Yerevan (Republic of Armenia) in September last year. Following the discussion of the Agenda issues, decisions were made on the further development of multilateral engagement in the field of military-economic cooperation within the CSTO.
In particular, these decisions reflected the issues of organizing and conducting joint research and development work on the development and modernization of military products, the implementation of joint measures in the field of diversification of products of national enterprises and organizations of defense-industrial (military-industrial) complexes of the CSTO member states.
The Commission approved new candidates for the heads and composition of the coordination councils and working groups operating under the Commission, including the Chairman of the Business Council and his First Deputy. Alexander Nozdrachev was unanimously approved as the Chairman of the Business Council for the next three-year term.
The members of the Commission also approved Work Plan for 2021 of the Interstate Commission on Military-Economic Cooperation. It was decided to hold the next meeting of the Commission in the Republic of Belarus in September 2021.