15 May marks the 32nd anniversary of the conclusion of the Collective Security Treaty. The document has played an important stabilizing role in the turbulent geopolitical changes in the post-Soviet space and to this day is a key element in ensuring the security of the participating states and maintaining peace and stability in the region.


On 24 April 2024, in Moscow, at the CSTO Secretariat consultations of the CSTO member states under the chairmanship of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the theme: "On topical issues of arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation" took place.


From 1 to 23 April 2024, the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation hosted the regular IX Training Courses of the CSTO member states for senior staff and leading specialists of defense departments, law enforcement agencies, security council apparatuses, security agencies and special services, as well as bodies authorized to prevent and eliminate emergency situations.

Message of condolence from the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov on the coal mine tragedy in the Republic of Kazakhstan


To the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan,

Member of the Collective Security Council of the Collective Security 

Treaty Organization


Dear Kasym-Jomart Kemelevich!

On behalf of the Collective Security Treaty Organization and on my own behalf, please accept my deepest condolences on the tragedy resulting in casualties at the Kostenko mine of the Coal Department of “Arcelor Mital Temirtau” JSC.

Sharing with you the pain of this great loss, I express my sincere condolences to all Kazakhstanis and especially to those who have lost loved ones. I ask you to convey words of sympathy and support to the families of the victims, as well as wishes for a speedy recovery to the injured. We grieve with you at this difficult time.

We are confident that all necessary measures will be taken to provide assistance to the families of the dead and injured.

I. Tasmagambetov

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