On 13 November 2023, the XVI meeting of the Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization's Consultative Coordination Centre for Responding to Computer Incidents (CSTO CCC) was held in Moscow, with the participation of leading experts and representatives of the national authorized bodies for Responding to Computer Incidents of the CSTO member states.


A meeting of the CSTO Collective Security Council was held in Minsk on 23 November.

The heads of states have discussed in detail current problems of international and regional security and the main results of the activities of the CSTO during the inter-sessional period.


A meeting of the heads of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member states under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has begun in Minsk in the narrow format.


On 22 November 2023, in Minsk, a joint meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers, the Council of Defense Ministers and the Committee of Secretaries of the Security Councils of the CSTO was held. Representatives of the Republic of Armenia did not take part in the meeting.


In accordance with the Action Plan for the implementation of the decisions of the November 20-22 session of the CSTO CSC and the fulfilment of the priority areas of the Organization’s activities, two documents relevant to the stabilization of the situation in the South Caucasus have been developed so far under the chairmanship of the Republic of Belarus. 

The ХХ meeting of the Interstate Commission on Military-Economic Cooperation


The event was held in Moscow as part of the business program of the International Exhibition of Means of State Security "INTERPOLITECH-2022”.

The CSTO Deputy Secretary General Valery Semerikov took part in the meeting.

The meeting participants considered the results of the activities of the Commission to implement the decisions of the ХIХ meeting of the ICMEC, held in September last year in Minsk, as well as the results of the current decisions of the Organization, including the CSTO Collective Security Council, on the development of military-economic cooperation between the member states of the Organization.

As a result of the exchange of views by members of the Commission, a number of important decisions were taken on the further development of military and economic cooperation within the CSTO format.

In particular, the draft Agreement on the Standardization of Armaments and Military Equipment within the CSTO was finalized and agreed upon, taking into account the comments and proposals made by the Organization's member states in the course of its internal negotiation.

The Commission has reviewed and approved a set of draft methodological documents on the creation of an interstate system for cataloguing supplies for the armed forces of CSTO member states. Their subsequent approval by decision of the CSTO Council of Defense Ministers will make it possible for participants in military and economic cooperation to use these documents in the process of developing and maintaining the interstate catalog of supplies for the armed forces of CSTO member states.

The Commission has approved the List of international exhibitions to be held in 2023 - 2024, which can be the exposition of military, dual and special purpose products and technologies of the CSTO member states.

In addition, the Commission approved its Work Plan for 2023.

It was decided to hold the next XXI meeting of the ICMEC in April 2023 in the Republic of Tajikistan.

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