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 CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov had a meeting with the Belarusian Foreign Minister Sergei Aleinik

The CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov had a meeting with the Belarusian Foreign Minister Sergei Aleinik 24.10.2023

On 25 October 2023, in Minsk, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus Sergei Aleinik.

The parties have exchanged views on the situation in the CSTO area of responsibility and new challenges and threats to international and regional security, discussed the role and potential of the CSTO to respond to the emerging situation, and summed up the interim results of the implementation of joint measures envisaged in the format of the Organization for the period of the Belarusian chairmanship this year.

Imangali Tasmagambetov briefed Sergei Aleinik on the preparations for the upcoming meetings of the CSTO statutory bodies in Minsk - a joint meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers, the Council of Defense Ministers and the Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils, as well as a session of the Collective Security Council.

The Belarusian Foreign Minister thanked the CSTO Secretary General for supporting the Belarusian initiative to hold the international conference "Eurasian Security: Reality and Prospects in a Transforming World" in Minsk and welcomed Imangali Tasmagambetov's personal participation in the event.

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