Members of the Coordination Council of the Heads of the Competent Authorities for Countering the Illicit Drug Trafficking confirmed the need to further unite efforts in order to comprehensively influence the drug environment
The Committee of Secretaries of the Security Council of the CSTO at a meeting in Bishkek on June 27 will discuss additional measures taken in the format of the Organization to combat international terrorism and extremism
A meeting of the Committee of Secretaries of the Security Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization will be held on June 27, 2019 in Bishkek, chaired by the Secretary of the Security Council of the Kyrgyz Republic Damir Sagynbayev. The meeting will be attended by the secretaries of the security councils of the CSTO member states and the Acting Secretary General of the Organization Valery Semerikov.
The CSSC members will discuss challenges and threats to collective security in the prevailing conditions, as well as additional measures to counter international terrorism and extremism in the CSTO format, which are implemented in accordance with the Decision of the CSTO Collective Security Council.
During the plenary session, it is planned to review and approve a number of draft decisions of the CSTO CSC, including the “On the List of additional measures aimed at reducing tensions in the Tajik-Afghan border area”, “On the collective action plan of the CSTO member states to implement the UN Global counter-terrorism strategy for 2019-2021”.
It is expected that the Plan of joint preparation of the CSTO collective security bodies and forces for the year 2020, the Plan of consultations of representatives of the CSTO member states on foreign policy, security and defense for the second half of 2019 — the first half of 2020, and the decision of the CSSC of the CSTO “On the Regulations for Informational Interaction of the crisis response center of the CSTO” was also adopted.
In total, the draft agenda of the CSSC of the CSTO includes 8 questions relating to practically all areas of the Organization.
The Collective Security Treaty (CST) was signed on May 15, 1992 in Tashkent. On May 14, 2002, the Collective Security Council at a session in Moscow decided to transform the mechanisms and cooperation structures of the CST member states into an international regional organization - the “Collective Security Treaty Organization”, giving it an appropriate status. September 18, 2003. The CSTO Charter entered into force. The Collective Security Treaty Organization includes: the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, and the Republic of Tajikistan.
CSTO press secretary Vladimir Zainetdinov