Consultations of representatives of the CSTO member states were held on the agenda of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly in the format of a videoconferencing

Consultations of representatives of the CSTO member states were held on the agenda of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly in the format of a videoconferencing 03.09.2020

On September 3, 2020, in the format of a videoconferencing, scheduled consultations of representatives of the CSTO member states were held on the agenda of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly. The consultations were attended by the Deputy Secretary General of the CSTO Alymbay Sultanov, heads and leading experts of the relevant departments of the ministries of foreign affairs of the CSTO member states and the CSTO Secretariat.

The participants of the consultations thoroughly discussed the issues of interaction of the CSTO member states in the course of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, which opens in New York on September 15, this year.

The special importance of joint actions of the CSTO member states in the UN in favor of integrating efforts of the world community was emphasized in the context of the aggravation of the situation in the world and the spread of terrorism, deteriorated by the emergency situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, in order to solve the key task of the UN - to ensure peace and global stability.

Particular attention was paid to the coordination of positions on such key topical issues as the development of the situation in Afghanistan and around it, the participation of the CSTO in the UN peacekeeping activities. They also exchanged views on a number of draft joint statements, which the CSTO member states plan to accept in the course of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly.

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The CSTO Press Secretary                                         Vladimir Zaynetdinov

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