On May 24, 2022, under the chairmanship of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia Suren Papikian, a meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of the Collective Security Treaty Organization was held via videoconferencing.
The defense ministers of the Republic of Belarus (Lieutenant General Viktor Khrenin), of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Colonel General Ruslan Zhaksylykov), of the Kyrgyz Republic (Lieutenant General Baktybek Bekbolotov), of the Russian Federation (Army General Sergey Shoygu), of the Republic of Tajikistan (Colonel General Sherali Mirzo), as well as the CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas and the Head of the CSTO Joint Staff - Colonel General Anatoly Sidorov participated in the meeting.
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 considered14.01.2021
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