The 23rd meeting of the Military Committee on military cooperation development among the CSTO member states under the supervision of the Chairman of the Military Committee, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation - First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, Army General Valery Gerasimov, took place today via videoconferencing.


From April 8 to 11, 2024, the XXI International Seminar-Meeting on Combined Martial Arts with the heads of combat and physical training of the security ministries and agencies of the CSTO member states took place at the Park Hotel "Horizon", Odintsovo District, Moscow Region.

The event was addressed by Gennady Troislit, the Deputy Head of the Organizational and Planning Department of the CSTO Secretariat, and Oleg Ufimtsev, the President of the Russian Federation of Combined Martial Arts.


On 10 April 2024, the 39th meeting of the Working Group on Afghanistan under the CSTO Ministerial Council was held with the participation of the Acting CSTO Deputy Secretary General Samat Ordabaev and the CSTO Deputy Secretary General Taalatbek Masadykov. The event was also attended by delegations of the Organization’s member states, the Secretariat of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly and representatives of the UN CTO, the UNRCCA, the CIS ATC, the Coordination Service of the CIS Council of Commanders of Border Troops, the SCO RATS and the ICRC.


On 8 April 2024, at the CSTO Secretariat, Imangali Tasmagambetov, the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, held a working meeting with Roza Otunbayeva, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Afghanistan and Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).

The CSTO Joint Staff and the CSTO Secretariat held a joint training with the participation of operational groups of the CSTO member states

The CSTO Joint Staff and the CSTO Secretariat held a joint training with the participation of operational groups of the CSTO member states 24.08.2023

Issues related to the preparation of proposals for the deployment and use of the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces in the Eastern European collective security region were worked out during a joint training session between the CSTO Joint Staff and the CSTO Secretariat on the basis of the CSTO Crisis Response Centre from 23 to 24 August, in Moscow.
Operational groups from the Organization's member states participated in a joint training via videoconferencing.
According to the training situation, the CSTO Collective Security Council was approached by the President of a CSTO member state with a request for military and military-technical assistance to resolve the crisis situation.
In the course of the joint training, algorithms were worked out for the actions of the standing working bodies of the CSTO and the operational groups of its member states in responding to a crisis situation.
The draft decisions of the CSTO bodies will form the basis for the deployment of contingents of the CSTO CRRF during the joint and special trainings "Interaction-2023", "Search-2023", "Echelon-2023" and "Barrier-2023" on the territory of the Republic of Belarus in September this year.

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