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.

A meeting of heads of national headquarters for the CSTO operation "PROXY" was held


On March 15, 2023, the CSTO Secretariat hosted a meeting of heads and authorized representatives of national headquarters for the Collective Security Treaty Organization continuous operation on combating information technology crimes (“PROXY”). It was attended by delegations of representatives of national authorized bodies for responding to computer incidents of the CSTO member states.

The CSTO Deputy Secretary General Valery Semerikov addressed the meeting. He noted that in 2022, despite the difficult situation and the increasing scale of illegal actions against the CSTO member states, all national structures of the CSTO member states involved in the operation successfully accomplished their tasks. "The set of planned and implemented measures has generally been fulfilled. Employees of law enforcement agencies, special services and law enforcement bodies, specialized ministries and departments of the member states directly involved in combating crimes in the field of information technology acted competently and professionally," Valery Semerikov noted.

The meeting participants have discussed the results of work in 2022 and identified priority activities to combat criminal manifestations in the field of information technology this year and in the near future.

The CSTO Press Secretary Vladimir Zaynetdinov
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