According to the assessment of CSTO Secretary General Stanislav ZAS, the military and political situation in the world today remains complicated and continues to develop under the influence of negative factors, the main of which are the clash of interests of the leading states in different regions of the world and the activities of military and political alliances to expand their own spheres of influence

At the first in 2021 meeting of the CSTO Permanent Council, a document on measures to strengthen cooperation of the Collective Security Treaty Organization with the CIS and the SCO was considered


On January 14, this year, under the chairmanship of the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Tajikistan Hasan Sultonov, the first in 2021 meeting of the Permanent Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization was held by videoconferencing. The CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas took part in the meeting.

In the course of the meeting, a Statement by the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization on efforts to stabilize the situation in the Middle East and North Africa was agreed. It was decided to send the document for consideration by the foreign ministers of the CSTO member states.

The Permanent Council also considered and finalized the draft Decision of the Collective Security Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization on Measures to Strengthen Cooperation between the CSTO, the CIS and the SCO. Work on the document will continue at subsequent meetings of the Permanent Council.

Consideration was continued of a number of important political statements of the CSTO member states, which relate to the coordination of efforts in the fight against terrorism using new and emerging technologies, the prohibition of the development and production of new types of weapons of mass destruction and new systems of such weapons, and on ensuring comprehensive stability in the world.


The CSTO Press Secretary Vladimir Zaynetdinov




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