In accordance with the Plan for joint training of command bodies and formations of the forces and means of the CSTO collective security system for 2022, a set of measures was taken to improve the readiness of special forces formations that are part of the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces (CSTO CRRF formations of special forces) for use as intended.
During the period from 2 to 5 August of this year, on the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic, tactical and special trainings with special units belonging to the CSTO CRRF formations of special forces under the code name "Cobalt-2022" were conducted in two stages.22».
The CSTO Secretariat is concerned by the information about the armed clashes that took place in Nagorno-Karabakh and resulted in human casualties. I express my deep condolences to the families and friends of the fallen servicemen. We urge the parties to the conflict to refrain from the use of force and to use only diplomatic methods to overcome their differences.
On August 3, 2022 in the Kyrgyz Republic, at the “Edelweiss” training range in Balykchy, the opening ceremony of the tactical and special training "Cobalt-2022" with the special forces formations included in the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces (CRRF) took place.
On August 2-5, this year, in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic, in accordance with the Plan of joint training of the forces and means of the CSTO collective security system, a tactical and special training with the formations of special forces included in the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces (CSTO CRRF formations of special forces) will take place.
On September 16, in Dushanbe, the Collective Security Council will discuss international and regional security problems and their impact on the CSTO member States security13.09.2021
On September 16, this year, in Dushanbe, a session of the Collective Security Council (CSC) of the Collective Security Treaty Organization will be held, chaired by the President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon.
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Japarov, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and the President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon will participate in the event. The CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas will participate in the meeting.
The CSC members will discuss current international and regional security issues and the main results of the Collective Security Treaty Organization's activities during the intersessional period. One of the most important issues will be the situation in Afghanistan and its impact on the CSTO member States security.
In the course of the CSC session it is expected to adopt the Collective Security Council declaration, and also sign a number of documents relating to peacekeeping, the activities of the CSTO troops (Collective Forces) and equipping the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces with modern weapons, military and special equipment and special means, and consider the CSTO budget for 2022.
With the Republic of Armenia taking over the CSTO presidency in 2021-2022, the Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will present the country's priorities to be implemented.
One day before, on September 15, a joint meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers, the Council of Defense Ministers and the Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils will be held to discuss the military and political situation in the CSTO collective security regions and the agenda of the upcoming CSTO session. A number of important political statements are expected to be adopted, including the joint statement by CSTO member States on the situation in Afghanistan.
The CSTO Press Secretary Vladimir Zaynetdinov