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».
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.
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.
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.
The organization of activities of joint training of command bodies and formations of the forces and means of the CSTO collective security system in 2022 has been discussed11.03.2022
On 10-11 March, this year, the CSTO Joint Staff hosted consultations via videoconferencing on the organization of joint training activities for the command and control bodies and formations of the CSTO collective security system in 2022. The event was held under the general supervision of Lieutenant General Hasan Kaloyev, First Deputy Head of the CSTO Joint Staff. Representatives of the interested ministries and agencies of the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan, the CSTO Secretariat and the CSTO Joint Staff participated in the event.
During the consultations the proposals of the CSTO Joint Staff on the organization of joint training of command bodies and formations of the forces and means of the CSTO collective security system in 2022; on strategic command and staff training of the Joint Staff, the CSTO Secretariat and task forces of the interested ministries and departments of the CSTO member states; on the procedure for special training with intelligence forces and means; on organization and research during joint trainings, as well as on the participation of representatives of non-members of the CSTO, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization states in the trainings held in 2022 were considered.
As a result of consultations, the parties agreed to be guided by the CSTO Joint Staff version of the military-political and strategic situation in the CSTO collective security regions during the preparation of joint and special trainings. A timetable has been planned for holding staff talks on the preparation of joint (special) trainings with CSTO Troops (Collective Forces).
Consultation participants have discussed proposals by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan on approaches to conducting special trainings with the forces and means of the Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics of the CSTO Troops (Collective Forces) "Echelon-2022", with the intelligence forces and means "Search-2022", the command and staff training with the CSTO CRRF "Interaction-2022". Proposals by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Tajikistan on approaches to the joint training with the CAR CRDF "Rubezh-2022" and the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Kyrgyz Republic on approaches to the command and staff training with the CSTO Peacekeeping Forces "Indestructible Brotherhood-2022" were considered.
Participation in joint trainings of a new unit of the collective security system - a joint formation of radiation, chemical and biological protection and medical support of the CSTO has been approved.