04.07.2020

4f7a1b04-604b-4b73-b8de-96ca6de16e3d.jpgOn July 3, Minsk hosted celebrations dedicated to the Independence Day of the Republic of Belarus, in which the CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas took part. On July 2, he attended a solemn meeting dedicated to this holiday with the participation of the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko. On July 3 he laid flowers at the Victory Monument. 

Also the celebrations were attended by the Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee Sergey Lebedev, the State Secretary of the Union State of the Republic of Belarus and Russia Grigory Rapota and the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Mikhail Myasnikovich.. 

The ceremonies were attended by the ambassadors of the CSTO member states.

Stanislav Zas also held talks with the heads of power structures of the Republic of Belarus on issues of interaction in the CSTO format. 

The Independence Day of the Republic of Belarus (the Republic Day) is the main holiday of Belarusian statehood. It is celebrated annually on July 3 in honor of the liberation of the capital of the Republic of Belarus Minsk from Nazi invaders in 1944.

The decision to celebrate the Independence Day on July 3 was made during a republican referendum in 1996.

On the Independence Day, the Days of several Belarusian cities are also celebrated.


29.06.2020
Expositions dedicated to the work of Soviet diplomats upon the years of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, the life of a foreign diplomatic corps during the evacuation period, and also the contribution of the Union Republics of the USSR (now the CSTO member states) to the Great Victory were deployed as margin notes of the event. 

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan met with CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan met with CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas 28.02.2020

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan, met with the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, Stanislav Zas, who is on a working visit to Armenia.

Nikol Pashinyan welcomed his visit to Yerevan and congratulated him once again on his appointment as CSTO Secretary General. During the meeting, the importance of the CSTO role in ensuring security in the Caucasus region was emphasized. The Head of the Government of Armenia said: “We must continue our consistent efforts to strengthen and increase the effectiveness of the Organization.” He emphasized the importance of close cooperation to confront global challenges and expressed hope that during his tenure Stanislav Zas will be able to achieve solutions to various problems.

The CSTO Secretary General presented to the Prime Minister the programs and priorities of the organization for the near future, including the holding of joint trainings and cooperation with other international organizations.

During the meeting, events dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War were also touched upon, as well as a number of other issues of international and regional importance.



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