05.08.2022

In accordance with the Plan for joint training of command bodies and formations of the forces and means of the CSTO collective security system for 2022, a set of measures was taken to improve the readiness of special forces formations that are part of the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces (CSTO CRRF formations of special forces) for use as intended.
During the period from 2 to 5 August of this year, on the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic, tactical and special trainings with special units belonging to the CSTO CRRF formations of special forces under the code name "Cobalt-2022" were conducted in two stages.22».

04.08.2022

The CSTO Secretariat is concerned by the information about the armed clashes that took place in Nagorno-Karabakh and resulted in human casualties. I express my deep condolences to the families and friends of the fallen servicemen. We urge the parties to the conflict to refrain from the use of force and to use only diplomatic methods to overcome their differences.

03.08.2022

On August 3, 2022 in the Kyrgyz Republic, at the “Edelweiss” training range in Balykchy, the opening ceremony of the tactical and special training "Cobalt-2022" with the special forces formations included in the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces (CRRF) took place.

26.07.2022

On August 2-5, this year, in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic, in accordance with the Plan of joint training of the forces and means of the CSTO collective security system, a tactical and special training with the formations of special forces included in the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces (CSTO CRRF formations of special forces) will take place.

Head of the CSTO Joint Staff and Head of the CIS Antiterrorist Center discussed cooperation in crisis situations

Head of the CSTO Joint Staff and Head of the CIS Antiterrorist Center discussed cooperation in crisis situations 09.06.2022
On June 9 this year, representatives of the Joint Staff of the Collective Security Treaty Organization and the Counterterrorism Center of the member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States held a working meeting at the International Military Center in Moscow.

Colonel General Anatoly Sidorov, the head of the CSTO Joint Staff, and Colonel General Evgeny Sysoyev, the head of the CIS Antiterrorist Centre, discussed the improvement of information exchange between the CSTO Crisis Response Centre and the CIS Antiterrorist Centre. It was noted that the existing systems of monitoring of the military-political situation within the CSTO area of responsibility and information exchange between the Crisis Response Center of the Organization and the authorized national bodies allowed to define in time the crisis situation in Kazakhstan in the beginning of 2022, which to a great extent contributed to the successful implementation of the CSTO peacekeeping operation.
The delegation of the CIS Antiterrorist Center was familiarized with the technical capabilities and experience of interaction of the CSTO Crisis Response Center with the national bodies of the CSTO member states. 
The working meeting aimed at the improvement of cooperation in crisis situations was held in the framework of the implementation of decisions of the September session of the CSTO Collective Security Council and the priorities announced by the Republic of Armenia, which will chair the CSTO in 2022.

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