On 20 September 2023, in Bishkek, an international conference on combating terrorism and extremism was held. The event was organized by the State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Anti-Terrorist Centre of the CIS member states.


In accordance with the CSTO CCBCD Plan of Basic Activities for 2023, a subregional anti-drug operation "Channel-Perekhvat" was carried out in the territory of the CSTO member states from 11 to 15 September, this year, with a view to suppressing channels for the flow of drugs, their precursors and analogues and new psychoactive and potent substances into the CSTO region of responsibility, neutralizing international transnational drug groups, eliminating clandestine drug production and undermining the economic foundations of the drug business, including the legalization of drug proceeds. The subregional anti-drug operation "Channel-Perekhvat" was carried out in order to legalize drug profits.


The CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on 14 September 2023.


Within the framework of the chairmanship of the Republic of Belarus in the Collective Security Treaty Organization, a regular Coordination Meeting of Chief Narcologists of the CSTO member states was held in Minsk on 7 September 2023.


On 6 September 2023, in Bishkek, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Jeenbek Kulubayev, the Minister of Defense Baktybek Bekbolotov and the Secretary of the country's Security Council Marat Imankulov to discuss topical issues in preparation for the upcoming meetings of the Organization's statutory bodies - the Collective Security Council, the Council of Foreign Ministers, the Council of Defense Ministers and the Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils.

The Russian military will practice hostage rescue at the CSTO "Rubezh-2022" training in the Republic of Tajikistan

The Russian military will practice hostage rescue at the CSTO "Rubezh-2022" training in the Republic of Tajikistan 18.10.2022

Units of the 201st Russian military base will support Tajikistan's special task forces in the release of hostages during the training “Rubezh-2022” of the Collective Rapid Deployment Forces of the Central Asian region.
Tactical groups supported by T-72B3M tanks will ensure the blockade of a conditional settlement and the destruction of reserves of illegal armed groups in an attempt to break through to the main forces of the "enemy”. Air support will be provided by Mi-24 attack helicopters of the Armed Forces of Russia and the Republic of Tajikistan.
Russian “Orlan-10” strike drone systems will perform corrective and objective control of target engagement.
 The active phase of the joint training will take place from October 17 to 21 in southern Tajikistan.
Military contingents of the member states of the Central Asian region and task forces of the CSTO Joint Staff and the CSTO Secretariat are taking part in the practical operations. The core of the Russian contingent consists of servicemen of the Central Military District from the 201st Military Base.
The total number of training participants in the Republic of Tajikistan will be about 1,000 people and more than 300 pieces of military and special equipment, including aircraft, helicopters and strike drones.
Participants will practice the preparation and conduct of a joint CAR CRDF operation to destroy illegal armed groups that have invaded the territory of a CSTO member state.


Joint press center of the CSTO trainings

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