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 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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