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 mission headed by the Secretary General of the Organization Stanislav Zas arrived in the Republic of Armenia to study the situation, including on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, and prepare proposals for additional joint measures20.09.2022
On September 20, this year, in accordance with the decision of the extraordinary meeting of the CSTO Collective Security Council, the Mission headed by the CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas arrived in the Republic of Armenia. The Mission comprised representatives of the CSTO member states, who are members of the Organization's working bodies.
The mission is tasked with assessing the current situation, preparing a detailed report to the heads of the CSTO member states on the situation in the region and working out proposals to de-escalate tension in certain areas on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
In the course of the work of the mission it is planned to study and monitor the current situation in the border regions, as well as to hold meetings with senior political and military leadership of the Republic of Armenia.
On the eve of the work in the Republic of Armenia, the advance team of the CSTO Mission headed by the CSTO Chief of Joint Staff, Colonel General Anatoly Sidorov completed its work.
The CSTO Press Secretary Vladimir Zaynetdinov