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.

Condolences by the CSTO Secretary General on the tragic events in Dagestan


To the Head of the Republic of Dagestan



Dear Sergei Alimovich,


The Secretariat of the Collective Security Treaty Organization took the news of the tragic events in Makhachkala and Derbent with a sense of deep pain.

Allow me to express to you and the multinational people of the Republic of Dagestan our deepest condolences on the deaths of police officers and civilians. The Organization grieves together with the entire Dagestani people and shares the grief of irreparable loss. We strongly condemn the actions of terrorists and any attempts to incite interreligious discord.

I wish fortitude and self-control to you and the people of Dagestan in these sorrowful days, and speedy recovery to all the injured.


With deep condolences,

The CSTO Secretary General

I.N. Tasmagambetov

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