On May 16, 2024, the CSTO Secretariat hosted a round table on the theme: “Cooperation in the Information and Analytical Sphere to Address Challenges and Threats to Collective Security Predicting”, timed to coincide with the Press Day in the Republic of Belarus. The event was attended by Alexander Grinevich, Permanent and Plenipotentiary Representative of the Republic of Belarus to the CSTO, Alexander Shpakovsky, Minister Counselor of the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus to the Russian Federation, representatives of the Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies and the Belarusian media.


15 May marks the 32nd anniversary of the conclusion of the Collective Security Treaty. The document has played an important stabilizing role in the turbulent geopolitical changes in the post-Soviet space and to this day is a key element in ensuring the security of the participating states and maintaining peace and stability in the region.


On 24 April 2024, in Moscow, at the CSTO Secretariat consultations of the CSTO member states under the chairmanship of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the theme: "On topical issues of arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation" took place.

CSTO commentary on the situation in the zone of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border in the Syunik region of Armenia


Permanent and Plenipotentiary Representative of the Republic of Armenia to the Collective Security Treaty Organization Viktor Biyagov during the meeting of the CSTO Permanent Council on May 13, 2021, informed about the incident on the state border of the Republic of Armenia with the Republic of Azerbaijan, which took place on May 12. According to the Armenian side, the armed forces of Azerbaijan violated the border and plunged into the Armenian territory for several kilometers.

CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas discussed the current situation by telephone with Acting Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia Vagharshak Harutyunyan and Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Ara Ayvazyan.  

The CSTO is closely following the development of the situation in the border regions of the Syunik region of Armenia. As the situation develops, if necessary, actions will be taken under the provisions of the Collective Security Treaty and the CSTO Charter.


The CSTO Press Secretary Vladimir Zaynetdinov



E-mail: odkb-pressa@gov.ru

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