Imangali Tasmagambetov, the Collective Security Treaty Organization Secretary General, told BELTA news agency correspondent whether the CSTO sought to become a counterweight to NATO, the situation in the East European region of collective security, the role of Belarus in the organization, and what initiative of the President of Belarus had become important and timely for the CSTO.


From 17 to 28 June 2024, at the Academy of Management of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation for representatives of senior staff of foreign states, a special two-week training course on the organization of the activities of law enforcement agencies and special services of the CSTO member states to ensure collective security was held.


The Chairman of the Coordination Council of Heads of Competent Authorities for Countering Illicit Drug Trafficking of Collective Security Treaty Organization member states, Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, Police Colonel-General Andrei Khrapov, summarized the preliminary results of the subregional anti-drug operation "Channel - Far Eastern Raid".


From 25 to 27 June, the Republic of Kazakhstan hosted the second staff talks on the organization and conduct of the "Indestructible Brotherhood-2024" command-staff training with the CSTO Peacekeeping Forces.

The teachers and cadets of the Russian Military Medical Academy named after S.M. Kirov are involved for the first time in a CSTO training in Kazakhstan

The teachers and cadets of the Russian Military Medical Academy named after S.M. Kirov are involved for the first time in a CSTO training in Kazakhstan 01.10.2022

The faculty and graduating cadets of the Kirov Russian Military Medical Academy are involved for the first time in a joint training of the Collective Security Treaty Organization Collective Forces in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The tasks facing the group include joint actions with NBC protection units to detect and eliminate a particularly dangerous infection. The specialists will perform clinical diagnostics, provide first aid to the conditionally injured and evacuate them to a military field infection hospital. They will also conduct sanitary-epidemiological reconnaissance of the contaminated area. Participate in the organization and conduct of anti-epidemic measures, including the introduction of quarantine and the transfer of an infectious disease hospital to work in conditions of strict anti-epidemic regime.

In the course of joint fulfillment of combat training tasks on liquidating nidus of especially dangerous infection they will use the experience, gained by Russian specialists during the fight against new coronavirus infection in Italy and Serbia.

Skills and elements of cohesion with units of radiation, chemical and biological protection of the CSTO member states will be used in the training process of the academy, as well as in countering biological threats.

Earlier it was reported that the CSTO trainings in the Republic of Kazakhstan for the first time will work out the elimination of emergency situations of a biological nature.

The active phase of command-staff training of the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces "Interaction-2022", the special training "Search-2022" with forces and means of intelligence and "Echelon-2022" with logistics units will be held from 3 to 7 October at Kazakhstan's training ground "Matybulak".

Military contingents of the CSTO member states, task forces of the Joint Staff and the CSTO Secretariat, special forces from special units of internal affairs bodies (police), security agencies and special services, as well as authorized bodies for prevention and liquidation of emergencies will participate in the training.

It is planned that the total number of participants in the trainings in Kazakhstan will be more than 6,500 people and more than 850 units of military and special equipment, including aircraft, helicopters, and unmanned aerial vehicles. The core of the Russian contingent will be subunits of the Central Military District.


Joint Press Center of the CSTO trainings

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