Separate sections of the Plan deal with the crisis response, the CSTO peacekeeping activities, as well as measures to reduce tensions in the Tajik-Afghan border area. Stanislav Zas stressed that the document provided for the approval of the draft CSTO Special Interstate Policy for strengthening sections of the Tajik-Afghan Border.
The issues of holding meetings of the CSTO statutory bodies in 2021 and trainings of the Collective Forces on the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan were discussed. The CSTO Secretary General and the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Tajikistan have discussed the situation in the Central Asian region and the implementation of measures to reduce tensions in the Tajik-Afghan border area.
The parties have discussed the holding of a meeting of the CSTO Council of Defense Ministers in Dushanbe this spring, military, military-technical and military-economic cooperation in the CSTO format and the implementation of the priorities of the Tajik side in these areas.
The implementation of the priorities of the Tajik side in the field of countering modern challenges and threats during the presidency in the Organization in 2021 was discussed
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan met with CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas
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.