On 16 February 2024, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Murat Nurtleu in Astana. The parties exchanged views on the forthcoming events planned within the framework of Kazakhstan's chairmanship of the CSTO this year.


On 14 February 2024, the CSTO Secretariat hosted an educational seminar (coaching session) on the theme: "Topical issues of Eurasian security", which was attended by heads of departments and experts of the CSTO Secretariat, representatives of the scientific community, as well as students and postgraduates of political science departments of leading Russian universities, including winners of the A.E. Snesarev Prize in Geopolitics and Military Science.


On 14 February 2024, Chief of the Joint Staff of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, Colonel-General Andrei Nikolayevich Serdyukov, held a briefing on the subject: "Main tasks of joint training of the CSTO collective security system's command and control bodies and formations of forces and means for 2024". Representatives of the press services of the defense departments and mass media of the CSTO member states took part in the event via videoconferencing.


On 7 February, participants in a meeting of the chairmen of the committees (commissions) of the parliaments of the CSTO member states, with jurisdiction over international relations, defense and security issues visited the CSTO Joint Staff.


On 7 February, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

The CSTO Permanent Council held its first meeting in 2024

The CSTO Permanent Council held its first meeting in 2024 10.01.2024

A meeting of the CSTO Permanent Council was held on 10 January 2024. Taking into account the chairmanship of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Organization from 1 January this year, in accordance with the principle of rotation the Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the CSTO, Marat Syzdykov, was elected Chairman of the Permanent Council.

In the course of the meeting a number of documents were considered, including the draft Action Plan for the implementation of decisions of the November (2023) session of the CSTO Collective Security Council and the fulfilment of the priority areas of the Organization’s activities during the presidency of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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