On 13 November 2023, the XVI meeting of the Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization's Consultative Coordination Centre for Responding to Computer Incidents (CSTO CCC) was held in Moscow, with the participation of leading experts and representatives of the national authorized bodies for Responding to Computer Incidents of the CSTO member states.
A meeting of the CSTO Collective Security Council was held in Minsk on 23 November.
The heads of states have discussed in detail current problems of international and regional security and the main results of the activities of the CSTO during the inter-sessional period.
A meeting of the heads of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member states under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has begun in Minsk in the narrow format.
On 22 November 2023, in Minsk, a joint meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers, the Council of Defense Ministers and the Committee of Secretaries of the Security Councils of the CSTO was held. Representatives of the Republic of Armenia did not take part in the meeting.
In accordance with the Action Plan for the implementation of the decisions of the November 20-22 session of the CSTO CSC and the fulfilment of the priority areas of the Organization’s activities, two documents relevant to the stabilization of the situation in the South Caucasus have been developed so far under the chairmanship of the Republic of Belarus.
Operational duty shifts of defense agencies and ministries of emergency situations of the CSTO member States practiced joint exercise settings26.06.2021
On June 25, this year, a joint training of duty shifts with defense and emergency ministries of the CSTO member States was held to practice the actions of duty shifts during an incident on the state border of one of the CSTO member States in the Central Asian region. According to the training plan, the emergency situation was caused by terrorist actions and was accompanied by a large-scale spill of an emergency chemical hazardous substance, which required the prompt involvement of rescue units.
Representatives of the CSTO Crisis Response Center, the Central Command Post (National Defense Management Center) of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Crisis Response Center of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Kyrgyz Republic, the National Defense Management Center of the Russian Federation and the Command Post of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Tajikistan participated in the videoconference training. For the first time, operational duty shifts of the Ministries of Emergency Situations of the CSTO member States of the Central Asian region participated in this work.
Summarizing the results of the training, the head of the CSTO Crisis Response Center, Major General Arsen Rakhmanov noted that the actions of the duty shifts in identifying emergencies were practiced in real time in accordance with the work algorithms of the duty shifts. Information exchange between the authorities involved in the training was successfully carried out, time indicators of work algorithms of duty shifts in case of crisis situations were clarified.