The 23rd meeting of the Military Committee on military cooperation development among the CSTO member states under the supervision of the Chairman of the Military Committee, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation - First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, Army General Valery Gerasimov, took place today via videoconferencing.


From April 8 to 11, 2024, the XXI International Seminar-Meeting on Combined Martial Arts with the heads of combat and physical training of the security ministries and agencies of the CSTO member states took place at the Park Hotel "Horizon", Odintsovo District, Moscow Region.

The event was addressed by Gennady Troislit, the Deputy Head of the Organizational and Planning Department of the CSTO Secretariat, and Oleg Ufimtsev, the President of the Russian Federation of Combined Martial Arts.


On 10 April 2024, the 39th meeting of the Working Group on Afghanistan under the CSTO Ministerial Council was held with the participation of the Acting CSTO Deputy Secretary General Samat Ordabaev and the CSTO Deputy Secretary General Taalatbek Masadykov. The event was also attended by delegations of the Organization’s member states, the Secretariat of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly and representatives of the UN CTO, the UNRCCA, the CIS ATC, the Coordination Service of the CIS Council of Commanders of Border Troops, the SCO RATS and the ICRC.


On 8 April 2024, at the CSTO Secretariat, Imangali Tasmagambetov, the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, held a working meeting with Roza Otunbayeva, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Afghanistan and Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).

The CSTO mission advance team led by Colonel General Anatoly Sidorov arrived in the Republic of Armenia

The CSTO mission advance team led by Colonel General Anatoly Sidorov arrived in the Republic of Armenia 16.09.2022

In accordance with the decision of the extraordinary meeting of the CSTO Collective Security Council, Colonel General Anatoly Sidorov, the advance team of the monitoring mission led by the CSTO Chief of the Joint Staff, arrived in the Republic of Armenia on September 15, 2022.

Immediately upon arrival in Yerevan, the Defense Minister of the Republic of Armenia Suren Papikyan and Colonel General Sidorov had a working meeting to discuss the situation in certain areas on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

The mission is charged with formulating proposals for de-escalation of tension.

Measures are planned to study and monitor the current situation in certain border regions, as well as working meetings with the leadership of the Armenian Defense Ministry and the General Staff of the Armed Forces, the Russian Embassy in the Republic of Armenia, the border department of the Russian Federal Security Service in the Republic of Armenia and the command of the 102nd Russian military base.

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