On March 28, 2023, a meeting of the International Headquarters of the CSTO regional operation "Illegal" was held under the chairmanship of the Secretary of the Coordination Council of the Heads of the Competent Authorities of the CSTO Member States on Combating Illegal Migration, Lieutenant General of Police Valentina Kazakova, Head of the Main Department of the Interior Ministry of Russia.

In the period from 27 to 30 March 2023, at the Management Academy of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs, the training on management of units included in the formations of special forces of the CSTO CRRF in carrying out special operations is held for representatives of the senior staff of law enforcement agencies and special services of the CSTO member states.


The Agreement on jurisdiction and legal assistance in cases of temporary stay of formations of the collective security system on the territories of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member states entered into force and was signed by the members of the CSTO Collective Security Council in Dushanbe on September 16, 2021.

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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