The CSTO Secretary General had a meeting with the Secretary of the Security Council of the Republic of Tajikistan

17.02.2021

The implementation of the priorities of the Tajik side in the field of countering modern challenges and threats during the presidency in the Organization in 2021 was discussed

On February 17, this year, in Dushanbe, the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization Stanislav Zas had a meeting with the Chairman of the CSTO Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils, the Secretary of the Security Council of the Republic of Tajikistan Nasrullo Mahmudzoda.

N. Mahmudzoda and S. Zas have discussed the holding of a meeting of the CSTO CSSC in the Republic of Tajikistan in the spring of this year, as well as the implementation of the priorities of the Tajik side in the field of countering modern challenges and threats during the presidency of the Republic of Tajikistan in the Organization in 2021. This is a continuation of the implementation of the List of additional measures aimed at reducing tensions in the Tajik-Afghan border area, fighting terrorism and drug trafficking, and countering illegal migration.

“At present, work is underway to prepare and agree on the CSTO Special Interstate Policy for strengthening sections of the Tajik-Afghan Border. We also attach great importance to the holding of a special training planned in the Republic of Tajikistan this year with the command and control bodies and formations of special forces from the CSTO CRRF “Cobalt-2021”, in the course of which it is planned to work out the fight against illegal armed groups,” Stanislav Zas said.

The parties discussed the conduct of the international anti-drug regional permanent operation "Channel", the headquarters of which at the first stage in 2021 is planned to be deployed in Dushanbe. The main goal of the operation is to block the drug supply channel from Afghanistan through the so-called the Northern Route. In April of this year, in the Republic of Tajikistan, it is also planned to hold a Coordination Meeting of the chief narcologists of the CSTO member states.

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