The agenda of the Collective Security Council was approved, five statements were adopted, including on the situation in Afghanistan, and a decision on the establishment of the Coordinating Council on Biosecurity was signed
On September 16, in Dushanbe, the Collective Security Council will discuss international and regional security problems and their impact on the CSTO member States security
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