The next meeting of the CSTO Council of Foreign Ministers will be held in a video conference mode on May 26. Heads of the diplomatic departments will discuss prospects for the development of international and regional security
On May 26, 2020, under the chairmanship of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Sergey Lavrov, a meeting of the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Collective Security Treaty Organization will be held in a video conference mode. To conduct the Ministerial Council, the capabilities of the CSTO Crisis Response Center will be used. The meeting will be attended by CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas.
The agenda of the meeting includes questions about the state and prospects of development of the international and regional situation and its impact on the security of the CSTO member states, on the CSTO cooperation with the CIS and the SCO.
Special attention will be paid to the interaction of the CSTO member states on international platforms, the development of the peacekeeping potential of the Organization and the CSTO Observing and Partnering Institutions, as well as joint counteraction to modern security challenges and threats.
It is planned to adopt a number of joint statements, in particular, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory in the Great Patriotic War, confirmation of commitment to the purposes and principles of the UN Charter.
In addition, draft documents on a consultation plan for the second half of 2020-the first half of 2021, as well as on the next deployment of quota posts in the CSTO Secretariat, will be submitted to the ministers for consideration.
We consider the upcoming meeting of the CSTO Foreign Ministers Council as the next stage in the development of allied cooperation in the Organization.
CSTO Press Secretary Vladimir Zaynetdinov